National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the fifteen analysts that are currently covering the company. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 361.08 ($4.47).

NEX has been the subject of several research reports. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 385 ($4.76) price objective on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of National Express Group PLC from GBX 397 ($4.91) to GBX 406 ($5.02) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 340 ($4.21) price objective on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of National Express Group PLC from GBX 365 ($4.52) to GBX 370 ($4.58) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th.

Shares of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) opened at 352.00 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.80 billion. National Express Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 252.81 and a 1-year high of GBX 366.20. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 349.65 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 334.73.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st were issued a dividend of GBX 3.87 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 1st. This represents a yield of 1.15%.

About National Express Group PLC

National Express Group PLC is a public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. The Company’s segments are UK Bus, UK Coach, Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions. The UK Bus segment’s services are operated from over nine garages across the West Midlands.

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