Udg Healthcare PLC (LON:UDG)’s share price hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday after Jefferies Group raised their price target on the stock from GBX 830 to GBX 855. Jefferies Group currently has a hold rating on the stock. Udg Healthcare PLC traded as high as GBX 897 ($11.90) and last traded at GBX 893.50 ($11.85), with a volume of 536,361 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 869.50 ($11.53).

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 840 ($11.14) target price on shares of Udg Healthcare PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 930 ($12.34) price target on shares of Udg Healthcare PLC in a report on Monday, June 19th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 765 ($10.15) price target on shares of Udg Healthcare PLC in a report on Monday, August 14th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 775 ($10.28) price target on shares of Udg Healthcare PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, N+1 Singer restated a “hold” rating on shares of Udg Healthcare PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Udg Healthcare PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 812.71 ($10.78).

The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.21 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 832.67 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 800.82.

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Udg Healthcare PLC Company Profile

UDG Healthcare plc, formerly United Drug plc, is a healthcare services provider in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America and Continental Europe. The Company operates in three segments. The Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services segment is engaged in the provision of sales, marketing and healthcare communications services to pharmaceutical companies, and it also provides sales teams, healthcare communications, telesales, nurse educators, medical information, pharmacovigilance, regulatory and event management services to over 300 healthcare companies.

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