Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 262 ($3.44).
ESUR has been the topic of several recent research reports. Numis Securities Ltd lifted their price target on Esure Group PLC from GBX 315 ($4.14) to GBX 320 ($4.21) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 310 ($4.08) price target on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 21st. HSBC Holdings plc lifted their price target on Esure Group PLC from GBX 272 ($3.58) to GBX 285 ($3.75) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 285 ($3.75) price target on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.42) price target on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 20th.
Shares of Esure Group PLC (ESUR) traded down 1.27% on Wednesday, reaching GBX 272.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 328,569 shares. Esure Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 183.10 and a 52-week high of GBX 309.00. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 274.66 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 273.66. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.14 billion.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st.
Esure Group PLC Company Profile
esure Group plc is a holding company, which provides motor and home insurance products and services through its esure and Sheilas’ Wheels brands. The Company’s segments include motor underwriting, home underwriting, non-underwritten additional services and investments. The Motor underwriting segment includes the revenues and expenses attributable to its motor insurance underwriting activities inclusive of additional insurance products underwritten by it.
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