HomeServe (LON:HSV)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by equities researchers at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 890 ($11.92) target price on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 14.40% from the stock’s previous close.

HSV has been the subject of several other research reports. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 900 ($12.05) price objective on shares of HomeServe in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Jefferies Group lifted their price target on HomeServe from GBX 500 ($6.70) to GBX 630 ($8.44) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on HomeServe from GBX 750 ($10.04) to GBX 850 ($11.38) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Citigroup lifted their price target on HomeServe from GBX 795 ($10.65) to GBX 900 ($12.05) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 811 ($10.86).

Shares of HomeServe (LON:HSV) traded down GBX 21.50 ($0.29) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 778 ($10.42). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 317,391 shares, compared to its average volume of 468,238. HomeServe has a fifty-two week low of GBX 504.50 ($6.76) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 872 ($11.68).

In other HomeServe news, insider Mark C. Morris bought 6,235 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 811 ($10.86) per share, with a total value of £50,565.85 ($67,719.10). Also, insider Edward Fitzmaurice bought 781,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 19th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 820 ($10.98) per share, with a total value of £6,404,200 ($8,576,670.68). In the last ninety days, insiders bought 787,271 shares of company stock valued at $645,505,781.

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About HomeServe

HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.

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