Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) had its target price lifted by research analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 390 ($4.87) to GBX 415 ($5.18) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Barclays PLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 7.88% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on AUTO. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 445 ($5.56) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a report on Friday, November 11th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 495 ($6.18) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a report on Friday, October 28th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 520 ($6.50) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a report on Friday, November 11th. BNP Paribas reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 460 ($5.75) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a report on Friday, November 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 400 ($5.00) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. Auto Trader Group PLC presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 450.69 ($5.63).

Analyst Recommendations for Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)

Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) opened at 384.70 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 385.14 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 382.33. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 3.80 billion. Auto Trader Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 307.80 and a one year high of GBX 455.00.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.70 ($0.02) per share. This is a positive change from Auto Trader Group PLC’s previous dividend of $1.00. This represents a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 5th.

Auto Trader Group PLC Company Profile

Auto Trader Group plc is a digital automotive marketplace. The Company is engaged in the business of buying and selling new and used vehicles. The Company also operates similar business in Ireland through its Website carzone.ie. The Company caters to various types of customer, including Trade, which consists of revenue from retailer customers and revenue from other products and services provided to retailers and home traders to support their online activities; Consumer services, which comprises revenue from individuals for vehicle advertisements on the Company’s Websites, and also includes revenue derived from third-party services directed at consumers relating to their motoring needs, such as insurance and loan finance, and Display advertising, which consists of revenue from customers and advertising agencies for placing display advertising on the Company’s Websites.

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