National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) insider Dean K. Finch sold 117,686 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 198 ($2.44), for a total value of £233,018.28 ($286,756.44).

Shares of National Express Group stock opened at GBX 196.20 ($2.41) on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $1.21 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.13. National Express Group PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 66.30 ($0.82) and a 1 year high of GBX 485 ($5.97). The company’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 221.43 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 323.67. The company has a current ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 0.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 163.22.

Several brokerages have commented on NEX. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of National Express Group in a report on Tuesday. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on shares of National Express Group from GBX 500 ($6.15) to GBX 350 ($4.31) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 24th. Jefferies Financial Group dropped their target price on shares of National Express Group from GBX 410 ($5.05) to GBX 380 ($4.68) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 14th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of National Express Group in a report on Wednesday, June 24th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 392 ($4.82).

About National Express Group

National Express Group PLC provides public transport services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company operates through UK, German Rail, ALSA, and North America segments. It owns and leases buses, coaches, and trains to deliver local, regional, national, and international transportation services.

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