Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 99 ($1.32) and last traded at GBX 99 ($1.32), with a volume of 1,913,216 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 99.25 ($1.32).

Several equities analysts have issued reports on ESP shares. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 115 ($1.53) price objective on shares of Empiric Student Property PLC in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 125 ($1.66) price objective on shares of Empiric Student Property PLC in a research note on Friday, September 22nd.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1.05 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1.06. The stock’s market cap is GBX 490.00 million.

In other Empiric Student Property PLC news, insider Timothy Attlee sold 130,521 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 112 ($1.49), for a total value of £146,183.52 ($194,238.00). Also, insider Paul Hadaway purchased 46,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 107 ($1.42) per share, for a total transaction of £49,220 ($65,399.95).

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Empiric Student Property PLC Company Profile

Empiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investing in the purpose-built student accommodation in central locations in the university cities and towns in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of student accommodation assets in the United Kingdom.

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