Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider John Walker purchased 9 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,287 ($42.91) per share, for a total transaction of £295.83 ($386.15).
Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) opened at 3227.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 6.19 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,287.89 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,001.62. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 2,215.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,390.00.
JMAT has been the topic of several recent research reports. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,450 ($45.03) to GBX 3,550 ($46.34) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 4th. Berenberg Bank cut shares of Johnson Matthey PLC to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the company from GBX 3,250 ($42.42) to GBX 3,350 ($43.73) in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 2,750 ($35.90) to GBX 2,850 ($37.20) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,940 ($38.38) target price on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd upped their target price on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,138 ($40.96) to GBX 3,394 ($44.30) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,128.46 ($40.84).
Johnson Matthey PLC Company Profile
Johnson Matthey PLC is a specialty chemicals company. The Company operates in five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals and New Businesses. Emission Control Technologies is a manufacturer of catalysts and catalyst systems for vehicles and industry.
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