Severn Trent (SVT) Trading Down 0%

Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT)’s share price dropped 0% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as GBX 1,705.50 ($23.56) and last traded at GBX 1,714.50 ($23.69). Approximately 561,568 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 47% from the average daily volume of 1,050,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,714.50 ($23.69).

SVT has been the subject of several analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on shares of Severn Trent from GBX 2,500 ($34.54) to GBX 2,250 ($31.09) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, December 7th. raised shares of Severn Trent to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from GBX 2,160 ($29.84) to GBX 2,300 ($31.78) in a report on Monday, November 6th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,200 ($30.40) price target on shares of Severn Trent in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,230 ($30.81) price target on shares of Severn Trent in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Severn Trent in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Severn Trent currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,332.33 ($32.22).

The firm has a market cap of $4,040.00 and a PE ratio of 1,391.46.

Severn Trent (LON:SVT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 23rd. The company reported GBX 65.90 ($0.91) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of GBX 66 ($0.91) by GBX (0.10) ($0.00). The company had revenue of £850.40 million during the quarter. Severn Trent had a net margin of 17.34% and a return on equity of 31.14%.

In related news, insider Philip Remnant acquired 569 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,748 ($24.15) per share, for a total transaction of £9,946.12 ($13,741.53).

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Severn Trent Company Profile

Severn Trent Plc treats and provides water and removes wastewater in the United Kingdom and internationally. The Company provides clean water and wastewater services through its businesses, Severn Trent Water and Severn Trent Business Services. It operates through two segments: Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services.

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