Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) insider Martin Palmer purchased 828 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 5th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,159 ($16.27) per share, for a total transaction of £9,596.52 ($13,470.69).
Martin Palmer also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, March 16th, Martin Palmer purchased 13 shares of Bovis Homes Group stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,145 ($16.07) per share, for a total transaction of £148.85 ($208.94).
- On Friday, February 16th, Martin Palmer purchased 14 shares of Bovis Homes Group stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,070 ($15.02) per share, for a total transaction of £149.80 ($210.28).
- On Tuesday, January 16th, Martin Palmer purchased 13 shares of Bovis Homes Group stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,148 ($16.11) per share, for a total transaction of £149.24 ($209.49).
Shares of BVS stock opened at GBX 1,165.50 ($16.36) on Friday. Bovis Homes Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 826 ($11.59) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,222 ($17.15).
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be issued a dividend of GBX 32.50 ($0.46) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 29th. This is a boost from Bovis Homes Group’s previous dividend of $15.00.
A number of analysts have weighed in on BVS shares. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($15.44) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,205 ($16.91) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,368 ($19.20) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase cut Bovis Homes Group to an “underweight” rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 1,050 ($14.74) to GBX 1,150 ($16.14) in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,132.10 ($15.89).
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About Bovis Homes Group
Bovis Homes Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in designing, building and sale of houses for both private customers and Registered Social Landlords. The Company offers a portfolio of properties, including one bedroom apartments, two bedroom apartments, five bedroom apartments and six bedroom detached family homes.
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