Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are presently covering the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 108.50 ($1.32).

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on JPR shares. Panmure Gordon reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.44) price objective on shares of Johnston Press plc in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Peel Hunt reissued a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 27 ($0.33) price objective on shares of Johnston Press plc in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($1.95) price objective on shares of Johnston Press plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Johnston Press plc in a research note on Thursday, August 4th.

Johnston Press plc (LON:JPR) traded up 2.00% during midday trading on Monday, hitting GBX 12.75. 288,524 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 13.79 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 23.99. The stock’s market cap is GBX 13.50 million. Johnston Press plc has a 12-month low of GBX 7.80 and a 12-month high of GBX 77.00.

About Johnston Press plc

Johnston Press plc is a United Kingdom-based local and regional multimedia organization. The Company provides news and information services to local and regional communities through its portfolio of various publications and Websites. The Company operates through two segments: Publishing (in print and online) and Contract Printing.

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