Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) insider Martin Palmer purchased 20 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 17th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 781 ($9.52) per share, with a total value of £156.20 ($190.37).
Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) traded up 2.77% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 796.50. 918,598 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.07 billion. Bovis Homes Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 430.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,044.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 862.71 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 863.11.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be paid a GBX 15 ($0.18) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.85%.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on BVS shares. Shore Capital reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Thursday, July 7th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,190 ($14.50) target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc from GBX 1,200 ($14.63) to GBX 1,000 ($12.19) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 15th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,023 ($12.47) target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Monday, August 15th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,040 ($12.68) target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Monday, August 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Bovis Homes Group plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 997.60 ($12.16).
About Bovis Homes Group plc
Bovis Homes Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based builder of homes in England and Wales. The Company’s business is involved in the design, build and sale of new homes for both private customers and social landlords. The Company offers a portfolio of properties, ranging from one and two bedroom apartments to five and six bedroom detached family homes.
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