A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) Insider Jonathan David Kemp Acquires 26 Shares
A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) insider Jonathan David Kemp bought 26 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 575 ($7.56) per share, with a total value of £149.50 ($196.66).
BAG stock traded up GBX 12 ($0.16) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 538 ($7.08). 143,616 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 111,873. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.12, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.38. A.G. Barr plc has a 1-year low of GBX 508 ($6.68) and a 1-year high of GBX 980 ($12.89). The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 576.94 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 635.32. The company has a market cap of $599.56 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.01.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on BAG shares. Barclays reduced their price objective on shares of A.G. Barr from GBX 520 ($6.84) to GBX 460 ($6.05) and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday. Shore Capital reissued a “house stock” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a report on Friday, October 4th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a report on Friday, December 6th. Finally, HSBC reaffirmed a “reduce” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a research note on Wednesday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have issued a hold rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 575 ($7.56).
A.G. BARR p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells soft drinks in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Carbonates, Still Drinks and Water, and Other segments. The company offers flavored, carbonated soft, sparkling and still soft, juice fruit, flavored energy, squash, non-carbonated, natural, and blended exotic juice drinks, as well as other juices and soft drinks; spring and sparkling water; mixers and iced tea; and fruit cocktail mixers, including purées and syrups.
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