A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on CPI. Panmure Gordon upgraded Capita PLC to a hold rating and set a GBX 900 ($11.75) price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 8th. BNP Paribas restated an underperform rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.05) price target on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Monday, June 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a neutral rating on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. Peel Hunt restated a hold rating and set a GBX 979 ($12.78) price target on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 29th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,170 ($15.27) price target on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,022.44 ($13.35).
Capita PLC (LON:CPI) opened at 672.34 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 986.24 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,006.81. Capita PLC has a one year low of GBX 652.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,306.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.47 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 20th will be issued a dividend of GBX 11.10 ($0.14) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. This represents a yield of 1.14%.
In other news, insider Nick Greatorex acquired 1,461 shares of Capita PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 30th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 679 ($8.86) per share, with a total value of £9,920.19 ($12,948.95). Also, insider Ian Powell acquired 2,000 shares of Capita PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 29th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 699 ($9.12) per share, with a total value of £13,980 ($18,248.27).
About Capita PLC
Capita PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which creates and delivers services in business process management. The Company’s segments include Digital & Software Solutions, Integrated Services, Local Government, Property & Health, Workplace Services, IT Enterprise Services, Asset Services, Customer Management, Capita Europe and Insurance & Benefits Services.
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