J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating reissued by HSBC Holdings plc in a report released on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. They presently have a GBX 200 ($2.54) target price on the grocer’s stock. HSBC Holdings plc’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 21.75% from the company’s current price.
A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on SBRY. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 305 ($3.88) price objective on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.82) price objective on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Wednesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.54) price objective on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Friday, March 17th. Beaufort Securities restated a “hold” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Friday, March 17th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.31) price objective on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. J Sainsbury plc has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 261.85 ($3.33).
J Sainsbury plc (LON SBRY) opened at 254.10 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 267.47 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 263.17. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.55 billion. J Sainsbury plc has a 12-month low of GBX 211.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 283.60.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.60 ($0.08) per share. This is an increase from J Sainsbury plc’s previous dividend of $3.60. This represents a yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th.
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In other news, insider Jean Tomlin bought 3,100 shares of J Sainsbury plc stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 265 ($3.37) per share, for a total transaction of £8,215 ($10,449.00). Also, insider Michael Andrew Coupe sold 86,095 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 259 ($3.29), for a total transaction of £222,986.05 ($283,625.10). Insiders have acquired a total of 25,068 shares of company stock worth $6,665,074 over the last three months.
J Sainsbury plc Company Profile
J Sainsbury plc is engaged in grocery-related retailing and retail banking. The Company’s segments include Retailing; Financial services, and Property investments. The Retailing segment is engaged in the operation of supermarkets and convenience. The Financial services segment includes the operations of Sainsbury’s Bank plc (Sainsbury’s Bank).
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