Shares of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC (LON:VM) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the firm. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 371.18 ($4.59).

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on VM shares. BNP Paribas restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.33) target price on shares of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC in a report on Monday, June 27th. Macquarie restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 343 ($4.25) target price on shares of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC in a report on Friday, August 5th. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.08) target price on shares of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC in a report on Thursday, October 6th. Investec lowered their target price on shares of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC from GBX 430 ($5.32) to GBX 360 ($4.46) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Berenberg Bank lowered their target price on shares of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC from GBX 400 ($4.95) to GBX 300 ($3.71) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 1st.

In related news, insider Mark Parker sold 67,184 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 325 ($4.02), for a total value of £218,348 ($270,232.67).

Shares of Virgin Money Holdings (LON:VM) traded down 0.81% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 307.40. 375,189 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Virgin Money Holdings has a 52-week low of GBX 196.10 and a 52-week high of GBX 413.40. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.36 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 309.08 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 310.87.

About Virgin Money Holdings (UK) PLC

Virgin Money Holdings (UK) plc is a United Kingdom-based retail-only bank. The Company is focused on providing residential mortgages, savings and credit cards. The Company also offers a range of investment and insurance products. Its segments include Mortgages and savings; Credit cards; Current accounts, insurance and investments, and Central functions.

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