EI Group (LON:EIG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Friday.
A number of other analysts have also recently commented on EIG. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of EI Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price target on shares of EI Group from GBX 185 ($2.42) to GBX 220 ($2.87) and gave the company a “sector performer” rating in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Finally, Barclays increased their price target on shares of EI Group from GBX 175 ($2.29) to GBX 190 ($2.48) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 212.50 ($2.78).
Shares of EI Group stock opened at GBX 206 ($2.69) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $937.48 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 141.06, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a current ratio of 0.57. EI Group has a 52 week low of GBX 114.20 ($1.49) and a 52 week high of GBX 217 ($2.84).
In other news, insider Neil Smith sold 113,424 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 204 ($2.67), for a total transaction of £231,384.96 ($302,345.43).
About EI Group
Ei Group plc operates leased and tenanted pubs in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Publican Partnerships, Commercial Properties, and Managed. The company engages in the rental of commercial properties, as well as financing and public houses management businesses. It is also involved in the sale of foods and drinks, as well as accommodation and gaming machines.
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