Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) insider Nicholas Vetch sold 411,660 shares of Big Yellow Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,068 ($13.96), for a total value of £4,396,528.80 ($5,744,843.59).

Shares of LON BYG opened at GBX 1,038 ($13.56) on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion and a PE ratio of 13.31. The company has a quick ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.56. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,005.86 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,010.96. Big Yellow Group plc has a twelve month low of GBX 834 ($10.90) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,080 ($14.11).

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on BYG shares. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research report on Thursday, September 5th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Big Yellow Group in a report on Friday, July 19th. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Big Yellow Group from GBX 1,025 ($13.39) to GBX 1,075 ($14.05) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, September 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on shares of Big Yellow Group from GBX 950 ($12.41) to GBX 1,100 ($14.37) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 5th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,026.13 ($13.41).

About Big Yellow Group

Big Yellow is the UK's brand leader in self storage. Big Yellow now operates from a platform of 97 stores, including 22 stores branded as Armadillo Self Storage, in which the Group has a 20% interest. We own a further eleven Big Yellow self storage development sites (including two extension sites), of which two have planning consent.

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