Capita PLC (LON:CPI) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 166.67 ($2.18).
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Capita in a research note on Friday, March 15th. Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Capita in a report on Monday, June 3rd. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Capita in a report on Thursday, March 21st. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Capita in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Capita in a report on Wednesday, May 15th.
In other Capita news, insider John Cresswell bought 10,000 shares of Capita stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 121 ($1.58) per share, with a total value of £12,100 ($15,810.79). Also, insider Patrick Butcher acquired 121,243 shares of Capita stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 127 ($1.66) per share, for a total transaction of £153,978.61 ($201,200.33). Insiders bought a total of 131,542 shares of company stock worth $16,642,377 over the last three months.
Capita plc provides customer management, administration, and professional support services to clients in the private and public sectors. The company offers automation, business transformation, customer management, data and analytics, digital transformation, government, IT and networks, people, and software solutions and services, as well as specialist services, such as intelligent communications, financial, legal, travel and event, start-up development, property and infrastructure, procurement, and translation and interpreting, and workplace technology services.
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