Canaccord Genuity assumed coverage on shares of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) in a research report released on Monday morning. The firm issued a buy rating and a GBX 427 ($5.57) target price on the stock.
A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on NEX. Jefferies Group restated a buy rating on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. Liberum Capital restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.44) target price on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded National Express Group PLC to an overweight rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 335 ($4.37) to GBX 362 ($4.73) in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 365 ($4.76) target price on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Monday, June 20th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 420 ($5.48) target price on shares of National Express Group PLC in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 361.08 ($4.71).
National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) opened at 343.80 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 349.37 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 332.73. National Express Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 252.81 and a 1-year high of GBX 364.20. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.75 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be issued a dividend of GBX 3.87 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 1st. This represents a yield of 1.15%.
National Express Group PLC Company Profile
National Express Group PLC is a public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. The Company’s segments are UK Bus, UK Coach, Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions. The UK Bus segment’s services are operated from over nine garages across the West Midlands.
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