Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities researchers at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a GBX 3,200 ($41.35) price objective on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s target price indicates a potential upside of 7.24% from the company’s current price.
A number of other analysts have also recently commented on JMAT. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,300 ($42.64) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 3,450 ($44.58) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,447.88 ($44.55).
Johnson Matthey PLC (LON JMAT) opened at 3018.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 5.79 billion. Johnson Matthey PLC has a one year low of GBX 2,774.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,568.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,063.17 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 3,087.60.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a GBX 54.50 ($0.70) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This is a boost from Johnson Matthey PLC’s previous dividend of $20.50. This represents a dividend yield of 1.76%.
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In related news, insider Annette Kelleher purchased 12 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 19th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 2,914 ($37.65) per share, with a total value of £349.68 ($451.84). Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 36 shares of company stock valued at $107,916.
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