Homeserve (LON:HSV) was upgraded by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to an “overweight” rating in a report issued on Tuesday.
A number of other analysts have also commented on HSV. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 840 ($11.23) price target on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Homeserve from GBX 795 ($10.63) to GBX 900 ($12.03) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of Homeserve from GBX 500 ($6.69) to GBX 630 ($8.42) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Peel Hunt upped their target price on shares of Homeserve from GBX 750 ($10.03) to GBX 850 ($11.37) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 811 ($10.84).
Shares of Homeserve (LON:HSV) opened at GBX 807.50 ($10.80) on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $2,660.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,510.87. Homeserve has a one year low of GBX 504.50 ($6.75) and a one year high of GBX 872 ($11.66).
In related news, insider Edward Fitzmaurice acquired 781,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 19th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 820 ($10.96) per share, for a total transaction of £6,404,200 ($8,562,909.48). Also, insider Mark C. Morris acquired 6,235 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 811 ($10.84) per share, for a total transaction of £50,565.85 ($67,610.44). Over the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 787,273 shares of company stock worth $645,507,391.
Homeserve Company Profile
HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.
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