Shares of Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 361.67 ($4.90).

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Beazley in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Beazley in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Beazley in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 320 ($4.34) target price on shares of Beazley in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Numis Securities cut Beazley to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th.

Beazley (BEZ) opened at GBX 510 ($6.92) on Monday. Beazley has a 12-month low of GBX 378 ($5.13) and a 12-month high of GBX 541.50 ($7.34). The stock has a market capitalization of $2,680.00 and a PE ratio of 1,593.75.

In other news, insider David Roberts purchased 41,300 shares of Beazley stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 486 ($6.59) per share, for a total transaction of £200,718 ($272,196.91).

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