J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) insider Ed Barker sold 21,894 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 237 ($2.96), for a total value of £51,888.78 ($64,828.56).

Ed Barker also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 21st, Ed Barker sold 19,490 shares of J Sainsbury plc stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 235 ($2.94), for a total value of £45,801.50 ($57,223.26).

Shares of J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) opened at 236.00 on Friday. J Sainsbury plc has a 1-year low of GBX 211.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 294.40. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 241.08 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 240.81. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4.61 billion.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 17th will be issued a GBX 3.60 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a yield of 1.51%.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on SBRY. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.12) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Friday, November 4th. HSBC reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 185 ($2.31) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Tuesday, November 8th. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 315 ($3.94) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Monday, November 7th. Finally, Societe Generale reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.12) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 257.25 ($3.21).

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J Sainsbury plc Company Profile

J Sainsbury plc is engaged in grocery-related retailing and retail banking. The Company’s segments include Retailing; Financial services, and Property investments. The Retailing segment is engaged in the operation of supermarkets and convenience. The Financial services segment includes the operations of Sainsbury’s Bank plc (Sainsbury’s Bank).

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