Several other analysts also recently weighed in on BVIC. Numis Securities Ltd restated a hold rating and set a GBX 770 ($10.03) target price on shares of Britvic Plc in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC restated an overweight rating on shares of Britvic Plc in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Whitman Howard reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 800 ($10.42) price target on shares of Britvic Plc in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Britvic Plc in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 700 ($9.12) price target on shares of Britvic Plc in a report on Friday, July 7th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Britvic Plc presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 693.64 ($9.03).
Shares of Britvic Plc (BVIC) opened at 732.50 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 711.55 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 673.67. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.93 billion. Britvic Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 521.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 742.00.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st were given a GBX 7.20 ($0.09) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 1st. This represents a yield of 1%.
In related news, insider John Patrick Daly purchased 8,000 shares of Britvic Plc stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 4th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 690 ($8.99) per share, for a total transaction of £55,200 ($71,884.36). Insiders acquired a total of 8,051 shares of company stock worth $5,556,582 over the last quarter.
About Britvic Plc
Britvic plc is a United Kingdom-based soft drinks company. The Company operates in the soft drinks manufacturing and distribution industry. It operates through six segments: GB stills, GB carbs, Ireland, France, Brazil and International. The GB stills and GB carbs segments include its operations in the United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland.
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