Shanks Group plc (LON:SKS) insider Colin Matthews purchased 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 114 ($1.41) per share, for a total transaction of £114,000 ($141,089.11).

Shares of Shanks Group plc (LON:SKS) opened at 114.00 on Wednesday. Shanks Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 68.75 and a 52-week high of GBX 115.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 453.95 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 104.93 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 91.91.

Separately, Peel Hunt increased their price target on Shanks Group plc from GBX 115 ($1.42) to GBX 127 ($1.57) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 101.40 ($1.25).

Shanks Group plc Company Profile

Shanks Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in waste-to-product business. The Company’s segments include Solid Waste Benelux, Hazardous Waste, Organics and UK Municipal. Its Solid Waste Benelux segment is engaged in the collection, recycling and treatment of non-hazardous waste in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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