easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) had its target price boosted by HSBC from GBX 1,150 ($14.37) to GBX 1,300 ($16.24) in a research report released on Wednesday. HSBC currently has a buy rating on the stock.

EZJ has been the topic of several other reports. Beaufort Securities restated a hold rating on shares of easyJet plc in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Investec lowered shares of easyJet plc to a hold rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 2,050 ($25.61) to GBX 1,100 ($13.74) in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG lowered shares of easyJet plc to a hold rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 1,215 ($15.18) to GBX 1,000 ($12.49) in a research report on Friday, October 7th. BNP Paribas restated a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,015 ($12.68) target price on shares of easyJet plc in a research report on Tuesday, October 25th. Finally, Goodbody restated a hold rating on shares of easyJet plc in a research report on Thursday, October 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 1,314.32 ($16.42).

Shares of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) opened at 1064.82 on Wednesday. easyJet plc has a 52-week low of GBX 851.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,771.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.20 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 966.94 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,158.46.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 23rd will be given a GBX 53.80 ($0.67) dividend. This represents a yield of 4.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd.

In other easyJet plc news, insider Brocklesby,Chris sold 2,294 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,193 ($14.91), for a total value of £27,367.42 ($34,192.18).

About easyJet plc

easyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based short-haul airline. The Company operates in the short-haul European aviation market. The Company operates through the route network segment. The Company operates approximately 600 routes across over 30 countries with its fleet consisting of approximately 200 Airbus aircraft.

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