Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO) insider Jeremy Townsend sold 24,921 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 221 ($2.88), for a total value of £55,075.41 ($71,890.63).
Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO) opened at 221.50 on Thursday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 4050.86 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 218.89 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 194.55. Rentokil Initial plc has a 52-week low of GBX 143.30 and a 52-week high of GBX 224.50.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th were paid a dividend of GBX 0.99 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 11th. This represents a yield of 0.46%.
Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Rentokil Initial plc from GBX 178 ($2.32) to GBX 215 ($2.81) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Peel Hunt boosted their target price on Rentokil Initial plc from GBX 178 ($2.32) to GBX 229 ($2.99) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Friday, September 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.09) target price on shares of Rentokil Initial plc in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their target price on Rentokil Initial plc from GBX 225 ($2.94) to GBX 235 ($3.07) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 155 ($2.02) target price on shares of Rentokil Initial plc in a research note on Friday, July 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Rentokil Initial plc has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 207.90 ($2.71).
Rentokil Initial plc Company Profile
Rentokil Initial plc is a commercial pest control company. The Company is engaged in the provision of route-based services, which protect people and enhance lives. The Company’s segments include Europe, UK & Rest of World, Asia, North America, Pacific, and Central and regional. The Company’s business categories include Pest Control, Hygiene, Workwear and Other.
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