Shares of Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,918.75 ($26.51).
Several analysts have issued reports on GOG shares. restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,940 ($26.80) price objective on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,810 ($25.01) price objective on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,940 ($26.80) price objective on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. HSBC restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,940 ($26.80) price objective on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on Go-Ahead Group from GBX 1,355 ($18.72) to GBX 1,360 ($18.79) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th.
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG) traded up GBX 61 ($0.84) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1,598 ($22.08). The company had a trading volume of 151,777 shares, compared to its average volume of 115,546. Go-Ahead Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,310 ($18.10) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 2,303 ($31.82). The firm has a market capitalization of $677.49 and a PE ratio of 743.26.
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 22nd. The company reported GBX 115.50 ($1.60) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Go-Ahead Group had a return on equity of 45.31% and a net margin of 3.13%. The firm had revenue of GBX 182.94 billion for the quarter.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 5th will be issued a GBX 30.17 ($0.42) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 5th.
In other news, insider Ian P. Butcher purchased 3,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,522 ($21.03) per share, with a total value of £50,226 ($69,392.10). Insiders purchased a total of 3,319 shares of company stock valued at $5,052,498 over the last three months.
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About Go-Ahead Group
The Go-Ahead Group plc is a United Kingdom-based public passenger transport company for bus and rail services. The Group operates through three segments: regional bus, London bus and rail. The regional bus segment comprises commercial bus businesses outside of London. The London bus segment comprises tendered bus operations under control of Transport for London (TfL).
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