Peel Hunt reissued their hold rating on shares of Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO) in a research report released on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Intelsat from a neutral rating to an overweight rating and set a $27.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Barclays reaffirmed a top pick rating and issued a GBX 3,250 ($42.47) price objective on shares of in a report on Wednesday, June 19th. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Healthequity in a report on Friday, May 10th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a house stock rating on shares of in a report on Wednesday, June 26th. Finally, UBS Group lowered to a sell rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 530 ($6.93) to GBX 540 ($7.06) in a report on Wednesday, June 12th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Auto Trader Group currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 529.62 ($6.92).

Shares of AUTO opened at GBX 557.20 ($7.28) on Monday. Auto Trader Group has a twelve month low of GBX 375.60 ($4.91) and a twelve month high of GBX 606.80 ($7.93). The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 573.24. The stock has a market cap of $5.18 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 553.22, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.89.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 29th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.60 ($0.06) per share. This is a positive change from Auto Trader Group’s previous dividend of $2.10. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%. Auto Trader Group’s payout ratio is 0.33%.

Auto Trader Group Company Profile

Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It offers its products to retailers and home traders, and logistics firms; vehicle advertisement on its Websites for private sellers, as well as insurance and loan financing products to consumers; and display advertising on its Websites for manufacturers and their advertising agencies.

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