Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) was up 1% on Friday . The company traded as high as GBX 2,281 ($29.46) and last traded at GBX 2,279 ($29.43). Approximately 651,750 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 3% from the average daily volume of 670,474 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,257 ($29.15).

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on BNZL shares. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,575 ($33.26) price target on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Beaufort Securities restated a “hold” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. HSBC Holdings plc lowered Bunzl plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,508 ($32.39) price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, June 1st. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,505 ($32.35) price target on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Bunzl plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,324.30 ($30.02).

The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.51 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 2,295.11 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 2,331.85.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be issued a GBX 14 ($0.18) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.61%.

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