Insider Buying: Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) Insider Acquires £155.40 in Stock

Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) insider David Bower bought 14 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 20th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,110 ($14.50) per share, with a total value of £155.40 ($203.06).

David Bower also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 1st, David Bower sold 31,779 shares of Homeserve stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,183 ($15.46), for a total transaction of £375,945.57 ($491,239.47).
  • On Thursday, June 20th, David Bower bought 12 shares of Homeserve stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,240 ($16.20) per share, with a total value of £148.80 ($194.43).

HSV opened at GBX 1,100 ($14.37) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 61.49, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 1.12. The company has a market cap of $3.68 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.06. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 1,132.10 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 1,101.49. Homeserve plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 847.50 ($11.07) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,275 ($16.66).

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on HSV shares. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,400 ($18.29) target price on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Friday, June 21st. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Monday, June 24th. Barclays downgraded shares of Homeserve to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 982 ($12.83) to GBX 1,320 ($17.25) in a research note on Tuesday, June 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on shares of Homeserve from GBX 1,150 ($15.03) to GBX 1,350 ($17.64) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 27th. Finally, HSBC downgraded shares of Homeserve to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.07) target price for the company. in a research note on Monday, April 29th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,127 ($14.73).

Homeserve Company Profile

HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to household customers under the HomeServe brand. It offers plumbing, drainage, electrics, water supply pipe, gas supply pipe, appliance repair, pest infestation, and locksmith services, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.

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