Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) insider Martin Palmer purchased 20 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 17th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 781 ($9.52) per share, for a total transaction of £156.20 ($190.37).

Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) opened at 796.50 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 860.92 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 862.17. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.07 billion. Bovis Homes Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 430.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,044.00.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS)

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be issued a GBX 15 ($0.18) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 22nd.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on BVS shares. HSBC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($17.67) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 684 ($8.34) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,120 ($13.65) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,322 ($16.11) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered their target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc from GBX 1,048.70 ($12.78) to GBX 616.60 ($7.51) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 997.60 ($12.16).

About Bovis Homes Group plc

Bovis Homes Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based builder of homes in England and Wales. The Company’s business is involved in the design, build and sale of new homes for both private customers and social landlords. The Company offers a portfolio of properties, ranging from one and two bedroom apartments to five and six bedroom detached family homes.

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