Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) had its target price boosted by investment analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 275 ($3.59) to GBX 320 ($4.18) in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 0.50% from the company’s current price.

A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on PAG. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.53) price objective on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Friday, July 29th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a ” hold” rating and issued a GBX 298 ($3.89) price objective on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Monday, August 1st. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Friday, July 29th. Jefferies Group decreased their price objective on Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 475 ($6.20) to GBX 400 ($5.22) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, Liberum Capital decreased their price objective on Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 360 ($4.70) to GBX 348 ($4.54) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 352.89 ($4.61).

Shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) opened at 318.40 on Tuesday. Paragon Group of Companies PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 225.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 448.30. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 312.73 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 297.54. The firm’s market cap is GBX 902.33 million.

In related news, insider Fletcher,Alan acquired 22,949 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 7th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 234 ($3.05) per share, with a total value of £53,700.66 ($70,096.15).

Paragon Group of Companies PLC Company Profile

The Paragon Group of Companies PLC is a United Kingdom-based specialist lender of buy-to-let mortgages to professional landlords and residential property investors, as well as an active acquirer of loan assets and portfolios, and a loan servicing provider for third party clients. The Company operates in three business segments: Paragon Mortgages, Idem Capital and Paragon Bank.

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