Shares of Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 242.86 ($3.17).
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on KGF. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. HSBC reissued a “buy” rating on shares of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton in a report on Tuesday, March 26th. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Arco Platform in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada set a €475.00 ($552.33) price target on shares of Rational and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, May 20th. Finally, UBS Group set a $34.00 price target on shares of Noble Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 16th.
KGF traded up GBX 1.70 ($0.02) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 221.50 ($2.89). 6,783,502 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,940,000. The company has a market cap of $4.67 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.72. The company has a quick ratio of 0.22, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.67. Kingfisher has a one year low of GBX 198.45 ($2.59) and a one year high of GBX 319.70 ($4.18). The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 213.39.
Kingfisher plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies DIY and home improvement products and services primarily in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The company operates approximately 1,300 stores in 10 countries across Europe under the B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, and Koctas brands.
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