Shares of Informa Plc (LON:INF) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the firm. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation, eight have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 750.81 ($9.29).
INF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 845 ($10.46) price target on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 825 ($10.21) price target on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 877 ($10.85) price target on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Informa Plc from GBX 730 ($9.03) to GBX 770 ($9.53) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 15th. Finally, Societe Generale lifted their price target on shares of Informa Plc from GBX 780 ($9.65) to GBX 845 ($10.46) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 8th.
Shares of Informa Plc (LON:INF) opened at 663.50 on Wednesday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.30 billion. Informa Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 518.33 and a 12-month high of GBX 701.54. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 659.53 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 643.52.
In related news, insider Flaschen,David purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 957 ($11.84) per share, for a total transaction of £9,570 ($11,844.06). Also, insider Stephen A. Carter purchased 12,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 3rd. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 720 ($8.91) per share, with a total value of £90,000 ($111,386.14).
About Informa Plc
Informa plc provides academics, businesses and individuals with knowledge, information and skills and services. It operates in three segments: academic information, which includes the Taylor & Francis publishing business, provides a portfolio of online and print publications, primarily for academic users across the spectrum of science, technology, humanities and social sciences; professional and commercial information, which include Datamonitor, Informa Business Information and Informa Financial Information provides information, across a range of formats and on a global basis, to a variety of sectors, including medical, pharmaceutical, maritime and telecoms, and events and training consists of trade shows and exhibitions, large and small conferences and training courses.
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