Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL)’s share price was down 0.1% during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as GBX 2,226 ($30.01) and last traded at GBX 2,232 ($30.09). Approximately 473,465 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 32% from the average daily volume of 698,825 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,235 ($30.13).

A number of equities analysts recently commented on BNZL shares. HSBC Holdings plc cut Bunzl plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,508 ($33.81) target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 2,600 ($35.05) target price on shares of Bunzl plc in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,575 ($34.72) target price on shares of Bunzl plc in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC cut Bunzl plc to an “underperform” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 2,230 ($30.07) to GBX 1,950 ($26.29) in a report on Monday, May 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,324.30 ($31.34).

The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,293.50 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,335.46. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.35 billion.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14 ($0.19) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a yield of 0.61%.

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