NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 218 ($2.84).
NCC has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 245 ($3.19) price target on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 118 ($1.54) price target on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of NCC Group PLC to a “sell” rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 115 ($1.50) to GBX 155 ($2.02) in a research note on Monday, July 24th.
In other news, insider Debbie Howard Hewitt acquired 6,954 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 18th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 179 ($2.33) per share, for a total transaction of £12,447.66 ($16,210.00).
NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) opened at 201.25 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 180.41 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 155.74. NCC Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 87.80 and a 12-month high of GBX 377.30. The company’s market cap is GBX 556.05 million.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 3.15 ($0.04) per share. This is a boost from NCC Group PLC’s previous dividend of $1.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. This represents a yield of 1.7%.
About NCC Group PLC
NCC Group plc is a holding company. The principal activity of the Company is the provision of independent advice and services to customers by way of the provision of escrow and assurance services. It operates through three segments: Group Escrow, Assurance and Domain Services. The Domain Services segment is focused on maintaining and publishing the .trust security standards.
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