PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) had its price target boosted by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 330 ($4.31) to GBX 360 ($4.70) in a report released on Thursday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price points to a potential downside of 1.93% from the company’s current price.
A number of other research firms have also recently commented on PZC. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a research note on Wednesday. HSBC increased their target price on PZ Cussons plc from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 322 ($4.20) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 10th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 324 ($4.23) price target on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lowered shares of PZ Cussons plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 345 ($4.50) price target for the company. in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 329.67 ($4.30).
Shares of PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) opened at 364.50 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 347.60 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 328.98. PZ Cussons plc has a 12 month low of GBX 240.70 and a 12 month high of GBX 373.30. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.53 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be issued a dividend of GBX 5.50 ($0.07) per share. This is a positive change from PZ Cussons plc’s previous dividend of $2.61. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th.
In other news, insider Silver,Caroline bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 333 ($4.35) per share, for a total transaction of £33,300 ($43,466.91).
PZ Cussons plc Company Profile
PZ Cussons Plc is a United Kingdom-based consumer products company. The Company’s personal care products include bar soap, liquid hand wash, shower gel, skincare and hair care. The Company’s home care consists of fabric care, which includes products, such as laundry soap and branded bulk and packaged washing powder, and dish care, which includes its Morning Fresh brand.
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