Shares of Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the thirteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and nine have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,961.82 ($26.61).
A number of analysts have weighed in on GOG shares. HSBC increased their target price on shares of Go-Ahead Group from GBX 1,940 ($26.32) to GBX 2,030 ($27.54) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, March 19th. Deutsche Bank cut shares of Go-Ahead Group to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from GBX 2,340 ($31.74) to GBX 1,840 ($24.96) in a report on Thursday, May 3rd. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,810 ($24.55) target price on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,080 ($28.21) target price on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a report on Thursday, February 22nd.
In related news, insider Carolyn Ferguson sold 155 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,951 ($26.47), for a total value of £3,024.05 ($4,102.08).
GOG traded down GBX 8 ($0.11) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,865 ($25.30). The company had a trading volume of 95,106 shares, compared to its average volume of 150,478. Go-Ahead Group has a 1-year low of GBX 1,310 ($17.77) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,952 ($26.48).
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The company reported GBX 115.50 ($1.57) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of GBX 182.94 billion for the quarter. Go-Ahead Group had a net margin of 3.13% and a return on equity of 45.31%.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 5th were given a GBX 30.17 ($0.41) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 5th. This represents a yield of 1.93%.
About Go-Ahead Group
The Go-Ahead Group plc provides bus and rail passenger transportation services in the United Kingdom and Singapore. It operates through three segments: Regional Bus, London Bus, and Rail. The company also offers rail replacement and other contracted services. It serves the department for transport, and transport for London.
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