Shares of Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the nine research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 449.33 ($5.87).

Separately, Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on Paragon Banking Group from GBX 454 ($5.93) to GBX 548 ($7.16) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 18th.

Shares of PAG stock opened at GBX 470.40 ($6.15) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 550.84, a current ratio of 1.76 and a quick ratio of 1.74. The stock has a market cap of £1.21 billion and a PE ratio of 13.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 457.43 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 421.79. Paragon Banking Group has a one year low of GBX 287.20 ($3.75) and a one year high of GBX 504.50 ($6.59).

In other Paragon Banking Group news, insider Richard Woodman bought 2,579 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 30th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 462 ($6.04) per share, with a total value of £11,914.98 ($15,567.00).

About Paragon Banking Group

Paragon Banking Group PLC provides financial products and services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Mortgages Lending, Commercial Lending, and Idem Capital. The Mortgages Lending segment offers buy-to-let first charge, and owner-occupied first and second charge mortgages on residential property.

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