Shares of Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,291.71 ($28.84).
GOG has been the topic of several analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Go-Ahead Group plc in a report on Tuesday, February 21st. Royal Bank of Canada cut Go-Ahead Group plc to a “sector perform” rating and cut their target price for the stock from GBX 2,300 ($28.95) to GBX 1,925 ($24.23) in a research note on Wednesday, March 8th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Go-Ahead Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their target price on Go-Ahead Group plc from GBX 2,513 ($31.63) to GBX 2,497 ($31.43) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, March 7th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,440 ($30.71) target price on shares of Go-Ahead Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th.
In other news, insider Ian P. Butcher acquired 2,477 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 1st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,007 ($25.26) per share, with a total value of £49,713.39 ($62,571.92). Also, insider David Brown acquired 2,868 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,726 ($21.72) per share, for a total transaction of £49,501.68 ($62,305.45). Over the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 9,024 shares of company stock worth $16,422,752.
Shares of Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) traded down 1.91% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1748.00. The stock had a trading volume of 215,596 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,761.78 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 2,053.27. Go-Ahead Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,686.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,682.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 749.07 million.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 30.17 ($0.38) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 30th. This represents a yield of 1.53%.
Go-Ahead Group plc Company Profile
The Go-Ahead Group plc is a public transport provider. The Company is a bus operator in the United Kingdom both in and outside London. The Company operates through three segments: regional bus, London bus and rail. The regional bus segment comprises bus operations outside London. The London bus segment comprises bus operations in London under control of Transport for London (TfL), and rail replacement and other contracted services in London.
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