N Brown Group plc (LON:BWNG) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 233.33 ($2.95).

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on BWNG shares. HSBC Holdings plc raised N Brown Group plc to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the company from GBX 215 ($2.72) to GBX 280 ($3.54) in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 230 ($2.91) price target on shares of N Brown Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. N+1 Singer reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 300 ($3.80) target price on shares of N Brown Group plc in a research report on Thursday. Peel Hunt reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.53) target price on shares of N Brown Group plc in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “house stock” rating on shares of N Brown Group plc in a research report on Friday, May 12th.

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N Brown Group plc (LON BWNG) traded up 0.827206% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 273.105011. 968,649 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 272.64 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 228.45. N Brown Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 159.90 and a 12 month high of GBX 292.75. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 772.32 million.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 6th will be issued a GBX 8.56 ($0.11) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 6th. This is a positive change from N Brown Group plc’s previous dividend of $5.67.

N Brown Group plc Company Profile

N Brown Group plc is a digital specialist fit fashion retailer. The Company offers customers a range of products in clothing, footwear and home wares. The Company is a multichannel retailer. It operates through the Home Shopping segment. Its power brands include JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo. JD Williams is a department store concept offering style for 50-plus customers and their families.

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