Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,051.56 ($12.94).

BYG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Jefferies Financial Group raised shares of Big Yellow Group to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from GBX 1,050 ($12.92) to GBX 1,164 ($14.32) in a report on Thursday, April 2nd. Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Big Yellow Group to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($12.92) price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, June 16th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Big Yellow Group in a report on Tuesday, June 9th. HSBC raised shares of Big Yellow Group to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from GBX 1,095 ($13.48) to GBX 1,096 ($13.49) in a report on Monday, May 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their price target on shares of Big Yellow Group from GBX 1,000 ($12.31) to GBX 900 ($11.08) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, May 11th.

Shares of LON BYG opened at GBX 1,005 ($12.37) on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 993.93 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,069.64. The company has a quick ratio of 1.51, a current ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 36.00. The company has a market cap of $1.76 billion and a PE ratio of 18.08. Big Yellow Group has a 52-week low of GBX 630 ($7.75) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,245.30 ($15.32).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 18th will be paid a GBX 16.70 ($0.21) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 18th. Big Yellow Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 59.35%.

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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