Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Earns “Hold” Rating from Peel Hunt
Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 280 ($3.47) price target on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target would suggest a potential downside of 5.72% from the stock’s current price.
Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. HSBC dropped their target price on shares of Esure Group PLC from GBX 307 ($3.80) to GBX 300 ($3.71) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 305 ($3.77) price target on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Esure Group PLC from GBX 267 ($3.30) to GBX 285 ($3.53) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Canaccord Genuity lowered their price target on shares of Esure Group PLC from GBX 290 ($3.59) to GBX 260 ($3.22) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Esure Group PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 290.23 ($3.59).
Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) opened at 292.20 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 289.88 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 274.69. Esure Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 220.60 and a 12 month high of GBX 311.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.22 billion.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 8th will be given a GBX 3 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th.
Esure Group PLC Company Profile
esure Group plc is a holding company, which provides Motor and Home insurance products and services through its esure and Sheilas’ Wheels brands. The Company’s segments include Motor underwriting, Home underwriting, Non-underwritten additional services, Price comparison services and Investments. The Motor underwriting segment includes the revenues and expenses attributable to its Motor insurance underwriting activities inclusive of additional insurance products underwritten by it.
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