Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) insider Karen Witts acquired 60 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 251 ($3.28) per share, with a total value of £150.60 ($196.79).
Karen Witts also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, September 17th, Karen Witts acquired 56 shares of Kingfisher stock. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 263 ($3.44) per share, with a total value of £147.28 ($192.45).
- On Wednesday, August 15th, Karen Witts acquired 53 shares of Kingfisher stock. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 287 ($3.75) per share, with a total value of £152.11 ($198.76).
LON KGF opened at GBX 251.30 ($3.28) on Thursday. Kingfisher plc has a 1-year low of GBX 285.30 ($3.73) and a 1-year high of GBX 369.80 ($4.83).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be given a GBX 3.33 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.35%.
KGF has been the subject of several research reports. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kingfisher in a research report on Monday, July 9th. Citigroup upgraded shares of Kingfisher to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 25th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “sector performer” rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.31) price target on shares of Kingfisher in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Deutsche Bank dropped their price target on shares of Kingfisher from GBX 315 ($4.12) to GBX 305 ($3.99) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Finally, UBS Group dropped their price target on shares of Kingfisher from GBX 265 ($3.46) to GBX 260 ($3.40) and set a “sell” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 327.56 ($4.28).
Kingfisher plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies DIY and home improvement products and services primarily in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The company operates approximately 1,300 stores in 10 countries across Europe under the B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, and Koctas brands.
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