Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $1,144.00. Homeserve shares last traded at $1,125.00, with a volume of 1,276,057 shares trading hands.
A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.41) price target on shares of Homeserve in a research report on Thursday, June 20th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Homeserve in a research report on Monday, July 15th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Homeserve in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,400 ($18.29) price objective on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Friday, June 21st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on Homeserve from GBX 1,150 ($15.03) to GBX 1,350 ($17.64) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Homeserve currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,127 ($14.73).
The company has a market capitalization of $3.70 billion and a PE ratio of 34.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 61.49, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a current ratio of 1.16. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,176.36.
In other Homeserve news, insider Stella David purchased 28,395 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 24th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,145 ($14.96) per share, with a total value of £325,122.75 ($424,830.46). Also, insider David Bower sold 31,779 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,183 ($15.46), for a total value of £375,945.57 ($491,239.47). In the last three months, insiders have bought 28,434 shares of company stock valued at $32,557,239.
Homeserve Company Profile (LON:HSV)
HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to household customers under the HomeServe brand. It offers plumbing, drainage, electrics, water supply pipe, gas supply pipe, appliance repair, pest infestation, and locksmith services, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.
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