Dairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 619.44 ($8.00).
DCG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Whitman Howard restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.14) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($8.78) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Dairy Crest Group plc to an “add” rating and set a GBX 643 ($8.30) target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. Jefferies Group LLC cut shares of Dairy Crest Group plc to an “underperform” rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 500 ($6.46) to GBX 515 ($6.65) in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Investec upgraded shares of Dairy Crest Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.75) target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th.
In other Dairy Crest Group plc news, insider Adam Braithwaite sold 3,577 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 581 ($7.50), for a total transaction of £20,782.37 ($26,840.20).
Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) traded up 0.42% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 597.50. 190,212 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 836.13 million. Dairy Crest Group plc has a one year low of GBX 539.50 and a one year high of GBX 697.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 588.88 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 586.82.
About Dairy Crest Group plc
Dairy Crest Group plc is a United Kingdom-based dairy company. The Company processes and markets branded dairy products. The Company’s segments include Cheese, Spreads and Other. It has two product groups: cheese & whey, and butters, spreads & oils. It produces and markets Cathedral City, a cheese brand, and the Davidstow cheddar brand.
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