UBS Group reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR) in a report issued on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports.

Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Berenberg Bank upped their price target on Great Portland Estates from GBX 600 ($7.84) to GBX 630 ($8.23) and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, October 8th. Goldman Sachs Group upped their price target on Great Portland Estates from GBX 583 ($7.62) to GBX 625 ($8.17) and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, November 5th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating on shares of Great Portland Estates in a report on Friday. Barclays upped their price target on Great Portland Estates from GBX 650 ($8.49) to GBX 675 ($8.82) and gave the stock an underweight rating in a report on Monday, November 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 715 ($9.34) price target on shares of Great Portland Estates in a report on Monday, November 11th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Great Portland Estates has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 702.93 ($9.19).

Great Portland Estates stock traded up GBX 7.20 ($0.09) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 814.20 ($10.64). 1,160,606 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 972,322. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 773.14 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 723.43. Great Portland Estates has a 52 week low of GBX 643.80 ($8.41) and a 52 week high of GBX 812 ($10.61). The company has a market capitalization of $2.06 billion and a P/E ratio of 47.61. The company has a current ratio of 3.09, a quick ratio of 2.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 14.58.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a GBX 4.70 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 21st. This represents a yield of 0.61%. Great Portland Estates’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.70%.

Great Portland Estates Company Profile

We are a FTSE 250 property investment and development company owning £2.6 billion of real estate in central London. We proactively manage our portfolio, flexing our activities in tune with London's property cycle to deliver long-term out-performance. We create in-demand spaces that people want to be part of; helping our occupiers, local communities and the city to thrive.

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