Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) insider Iain C. Conn bought 100,000 shares of Centrica PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 9th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 173 ($2.27) per share, with a total value of £173,000 ($227,452.01).
Shares of Centrica PLC (LON CNA) opened at 175.60 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 190.40 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 200.64. Centrica PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 119.71 and a 52-week high of GBX 236.90. The stock’s market cap is GBX 9.63 billion.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 12th will be issued a GBX 3.60 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 12th.
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A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 205 ($2.70) target price on shares of Centrica PLC in a report on Monday, July 10th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.10) target price on shares of Centrica PLC in a report on Sunday, July 9th. BNP Paribas restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.76) target price on shares of Centrica PLC in a report on Friday, July 21st. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of Centrica PLC to a “hold” rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 187 ($2.46) to GBX 202 ($2.66) in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 174 ($2.29) target price on shares of Centrica PLC in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 208.35 ($2.74).
About Centrica PLC
Centrica plc is an energy and services company. The Company’s segments include Energy Supply & Services-UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services-North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation and Centrica Storage.
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