Balfour Beatty (LON: BBY) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 8/24/2018 – Balfour Beatty had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.
  • 8/16/2018 – Balfour Beatty had its price target raised by analysts at UBS Group AG from GBX 330 ($4.26) to GBX 355 ($4.58). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/15/2018 – Balfour Beatty had its price target raised by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 350 ($4.51) to GBX 360 ($4.64). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/15/2018 – Balfour Beatty had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd.
  • 8/15/2018 – Balfour Beatty had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 350 ($4.51) price target on the stock.
  • 8/15/2018 – Balfour Beatty had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 350 ($4.51) price target on the stock.

Shares of BBY stock opened at GBX 291.90 ($3.77) on Friday. Balfour Beatty plc has a 1 year low of GBX 252.50 ($3.26) and a 1 year high of GBX 311.70 ($4.02).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 4th will be paid a GBX 1.60 ($0.02) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th.

In related news, insider Leo Quinn sold 336,646 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 281 ($3.62), for a total value of £945,975.26 ($1,220,298.32). Over the last quarter, insiders purchased 153 shares of company stock valued at $44,973.

Balfour Beatty plc finances, develops, builds, and maintains infrastructure in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates through Construction Services, Support Services, and Infrastructure Investments segments. The Construction Services segment provides civil engineering, building, ground engineering, mechanical and electrical installation, refurbishment and fit-out, and rail engineering services.

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