Shares of AO World PLC (LON:AO) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 152.60 ($1.98).

AO has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 140 ($1.82) price target on shares of AO World PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 7th. Shore Capital restated a “sell” rating on shares of AO World PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Jefferies Group LLC lowered AO World PLC to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 192 ($2.49) to GBX 140 ($1.82) in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 225 ($2.92) price target on shares of AO World PLC in a research note on Friday, July 21st.

Shares of AO World PLC (AO) traded down 1.07% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 115.75. 44,421 shares of the company were exchanged. AO World PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 111.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 192.30. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 118.53 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 136.99. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 531.05 million.

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In other news, insider John Roberts bought 769,230 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 130 ($1.69) per share, with a total value of £999,999 ($1,298,194.21).

AO World PLC Company Profile

AO World Plc is an online retailer of electrical products. The Company operates through two segments: online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in the UK, and online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom). The Company offers over 5,500 stock keeping units (SKUs) in the United Kingdom, approximately 2,000 in Germany and over 600 in the Netherlands.

Analyst Recommendations for AO World PLC (LON:AO)

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