J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) insider John Rogers bought 47 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 245 ($3.20) per share, for a total transaction of £115.15 ($150.31).

Shares of J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) opened at 232.703949 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 243.74 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 250.78. J Sainsbury plc has a 12 month low of GBX 211.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 294.40. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.46 billion.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)

Several research firms recently issued reports on SBRY. BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.46) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Shore Capital reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.61) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Societe Generale reduced their price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc from GBX 260 ($3.39) to GBX 250 ($3.26) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Finally, HSBC reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 185 ($2.41) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 253.69 ($3.31).

About J Sainsbury plc

J Sainsbury plc is engaged in grocery-related retailing and retail banking. The Company’s segments include Retailing; Financial services, and Property investments. The Retailing segment is engaged in the operation of supermarkets and convenience. The Financial services segment includes the operations of Sainsbury’s Bank plc (Sainsbury’s Bank).

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