Spire Healthcare Group PLC (LON:SPI) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the firm. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 372.50 ($4.61).

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on SPI shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 433 ($5.36) price objective on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a report on Friday, July 15th. Jefferies Group decreased their target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC from GBX 360 ($4.46) to GBX 335 ($4.15) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 360 ($4.46) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 395 ($4.89) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.21) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th.

In related news, insider Gildersleeve,John purchased 57,300 shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 390 ($4.83) per share, for a total transaction of £223,470 ($276,571.78). Also, insider Gordon,Simon sold 92,174 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 350 ($4.33), for a total transaction of £322,609 ($399,268.56).

Spire Healthcare Group PLC (LON:SPI) opened at 381.50 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 375.20 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 347.36. Spire Healthcare Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 275.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 411.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.53 billion.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a GBX 1.30 ($0.02) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th.

About Spire Healthcare Group PLC

Spire Healthcare Group plc is a United Kingdom-based independent hospital group. The Company provides in-patient, daycase and out-patient care from approximately 40 hospitals, 10 clinics and over two specialist care centers across the United Kingdom. The Company also owns and operates a sports medicine, physiotherapy and rehabilitation brand, Perform, and a screening service, Lifescan, as well as national pathology services.

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