Societe Generale cut shares of A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have GBX 479 ($6.25) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 523 ($6.83).
A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on BAG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on shares of A.G. Barr plc from GBX 600 ($7.83) to GBX 570 ($7.44) and set an overweight rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of A.G. Barr plc to an add rating and set a GBX 551 ($7.19) target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 560 ($7.31) target price on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Berenberg Bank cut shares of A.G. Barr plc to a sell rating and dropped their target price for the company from GBX 530 ($6.92) to GBX 470 ($6.13) in a report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, N+1 Singer reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a GBX 475 ($6.20) target price on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Tuesday, September 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 555 ($7.24).
Shares of A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) opened at 505.50 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 510.51 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 524.24. The stock’s market cap is GBX 585.39 million. A.G. Barr plc has a 12 month low of GBX 455.30 and a 12 month high of GBX 614.50.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a GBX 3.53 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.68%.
A.G. Barr plc Company Profile
A.G. BARR p.l.c. is a United Kingdom-based branded soft drinks business. The Company is engaged in making, marketing and selling soft drinks brands in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: Carbonates, Still drinks and water, and Other, including ice-cream. The Carbonates segment includes the Company’s carbonate products, such as the Barr range of flavored carbonates.
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