NMC Health PLC (LON:NMC)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 2,982 ($39.21) and last traded at GBX 2,928 ($38.50), with a volume of 579,018 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,834 ($37.26).

Several equities analysts recently commented on NMC shares. Jefferies Group LLC lowered NMC Health PLC to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 2,200 ($28.92) to GBX 2,450 ($32.21) in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Berenberg Bank started coverage on NMC Health PLC in a research report on Friday, October 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 4,000 ($52.59) price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,522 ($33.16).

The company’s market cap is GBX 5.98 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,727.42 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,278.44.

In related news, insider Jonathan Bomford acquired 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 2,254 ($29.63) per share, with a total value of £22,540 ($29,634.50).

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About NMC Health PLC

NMC Health plc is a private healthcare services provider in the United Arab Emirates. The Company operates through two segments: healthcare and distribution & services. The healthcare segment is engaged in providing professional medical services, comprising diagnostic services, in and outpatient clinics, provision of all types of research and medical services in the field of gynecology, obstetrics and human reproduction and retailing of pharmaceutical goods.

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