Spire Healthcare Group PLC (LON:SPI) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the stock. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 372.50 ($4.61).
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 360 ($4.46) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 395 ($4.89) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 340 ($4.21) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 335 ($4.15) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 433 ($5.36) target price on shares of Spire Healthcare Group PLC in a research report on Friday, July 15th.
In other Spire Healthcare Group PLC news, insider Gordon,Simon sold 92,174 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 350 ($4.33), for a total value of £322,609 ($399,268.56). Also, insider Gildersleeve,John bought 57,300 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 390 ($4.83) per share, for a total transaction of £223,470 ($276,571.78).
Spire Healthcare Group PLC (LON:SPI) opened at 379.00 on Monday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.52 billion. Spire Healthcare Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 275.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 411.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 376.97 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 347.78.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be paid a GBX 1.30 ($0.02) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a yield of 0.37%.
About Spire Healthcare Group PLC
Spire Healthcare Group plc is a United Kingdom-based independent hospital group. The Company provides in-patient, daycase and out-patient care from approximately 40 hospitals, 10 clinics and over two specialist care centers across the United Kingdom. The Company also owns and operates a sports medicine, physiotherapy and rehabilitation brand, Perform, and a screening service, Lifescan, as well as national pathology services.
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