Peel Hunt reissued their hold rating on shares of Assura (LON:AGR) in a report issued on Monday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other research firms have also commented on AGR. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 62 ($0.82) price target on shares of Assura in a research report on Tuesday, November 12th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Assura in a research report on Friday, December 13th. Barclays initiated coverage on shares of Assura in a research report on Tuesday, December 3rd. They set an overweight rating and a GBX 81 ($1.07) price target on the stock. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of Assura in a research report on Friday, November 29th. They set a hold rating and a GBX 75 ($0.99) price target on the stock. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Assura in a research report on Monday. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 75.83 ($1.00).
AGR stock opened at GBX 76.90 ($1.01) on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $1.85 billion and a PE ratio of 22.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 58.74, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.79. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 76.83 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 71.35. Assura has a one year low of GBX 53 ($0.70) and a one year high of GBX 80.20 ($1.05).
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 12th were given a dividend of GBX 0.70 ($0.01) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 12th. This is a positive change from Assura’s previous dividend of $0.69. Assura’s payout ratio is presently 0.88%.
In other news, insider Jonathan Murphy sold 285,000 shares of Assura stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 78 ($1.03), for a total transaction of £222,300 ($292,423.05).
Assura Company Profile
Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property. The company, headquartered in Warrington, works with GPs, health professionals and the NHS to create innovative property solutions in order to facilitate delivery of high-quality patient care in the community.
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