EI Group PLC (LON:EIG)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 122 ($1.69) and last traded at GBX 124 ($1.71), with a volume of 787847 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 123.20 ($1.70).

EIG has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 165 ($2.28) price target on shares of EI Group in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.76) price target on shares of EI Group in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 140 ($1.93) price target on shares of EI Group in a report on Thursday, February 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 168 ($2.32).

The company has a market capitalization of $588.15 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,240.00.

In related news, insider Neil Smith sold 33,424 shares of EI Group stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 144 ($1.99), for a total transaction of £48,130.56 ($66,497.04).

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About EI Group

Ei Group plc, formerly Enterprise Inns plc, is a leased and tenanted pub company in the United Kingdom. The Company includes a portfolio of businesses comprising a range of operating models and trading styles. Its businesses include Ei Publican Partnerships, Ei Commercial Properties, Ei Managed Operations and Ei Managed Investments.

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