Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) insider Mark C. Morris acquired 11,647 shares of Homeserve plc stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 599 ($7.48) per share, for a total transaction of £69,765.53 ($87,163.33).

Shares of Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) opened at 591.00 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.82 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 602.35 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 545.71. Homeserve plc has a 1-year low of GBX 353.68 and a 1-year high of GBX 633.50.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Homeserve plc (LON:HSV)

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 8th will be paid a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on HSV. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Homeserve plc to an “overweight” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 257 ($3.21) to GBX 695 ($8.68) in a research note on Thursday, October 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price objective on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 530 ($6.62) to GBX 680 ($8.50) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 538 ($6.72) to GBX 569 ($7.11) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Peel Hunt raised their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 525 ($6.56) to GBX 600 ($7.50) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 400 ($5.00) to GBX 560 ($7.00) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Homeserve plc presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 600.57 ($7.50).

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About Homeserve plc

HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.

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