WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW) insider Rooney Anand acquired 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 219 ($2.93) per share, with a total value of £21,900 ($29,329.05).

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) opened at GBX 214.50 ($2.87) on Friday. WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 205 ($2.75) and a 1-year high of GBX 254.40 ($3.41).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 28th were issued a dividend of GBX 1.66 ($0.02) per share. This represents a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 28th.

A number of analysts recently commented on MRW shares. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on WM Morrison Supermarkets from GBX 170 ($2.28) to GBX 210 ($2.81) and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.48) price objective on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Beaufort Securities lowered their price objective on WM Morrison Supermarkets from GBX 260 ($3.48) to GBX 250 ($3.35) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, HSBC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.21) price objective on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. WM Morrison Supermarkets presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 228.89 ($3.07).

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WM Morrison Supermarkets Company Profile

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC is engaged in the operation of retail supermarket stores under the Morrisons brand and associated activities. The Company offers products, such as Free From, World Foods, Food To Go and Nutmeg clothing. It has food manufacturing capabilities in meat, fish, bakery, fruit and veg, deli and flowers.

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