Booker Group Plc (BOK) Receives “Buy” Rating from Peel Hunt
A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on BOK. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 198 ($2.45) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Beaufort Securities cut Booker Group Plc to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, September 16th. HSBC reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.48) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Investec reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.60) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, BNP Paribas reiterated a neutral rating and set a GBX 170 ($2.10) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Booker Group Plc presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 190.33 ($2.36).
Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) traded up 0.54% on Thursday, reaching GBX 186.10. 2,958,246 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 179.41 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 173.43. The firm’s market cap is GBX 3.29 billion. Booker Group Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 147.80 and a 52-week high of GBX 192.00.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.63 ($0.01) per share. This represents a yield of 0.34%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 27th.
About Booker Group Plc
Booker Group plc is a food wholesaler. The Company operates through wholesaling activities segment. The Company offers a range of grocery, tobacco, alcoholic products and other products. It comprises Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Chef Direct, Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens, Londis and Booker India.
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