A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 590.22 ($7.76).
BAG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 675 ($8.88) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Investec restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 680 ($8.94) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Whitman Howard restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.89) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Societe Generale upped their price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc from GBX 630 ($8.29) to GBX 637 ($8.38) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc from GBX 580 ($7.63) to GBX 610 ($8.02) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th.
A.G. Barr plc (BAG) traded down GBX 4 ($0.05) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 615.50 ($8.10). 51,488 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 102,193. A.G. Barr plc has a 12-month low of GBX 479.27 ($6.30) and a 12-month high of GBX 663 ($8.72).
The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th were issued a GBX 3.71 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 5th.
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A.G. Barr plc Company Profile
A.G. BARR p.l.c. is a United Kingdom-based company, which is involved in soft drinks business. The Company’s segments include carbonates, still drinks and water, and other. Its other segment includes Funkin cocktail solutions, vending machines, ice-cream and other soft drink related items, such as water cups.
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