Shares of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-five ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,265 ($16.69).
A number of research firms have commented on EZJ. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,250 ($16.50) target price on shares of easyJet plc in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,290 ($17.02) target price on shares of easyJet plc in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,583 ($20.89) target price on shares of easyJet plc in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a GBX 1,450 ($19.13) target price on easyJet plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 1,076 ($14.20) target price on shares of easyJet plc in a report on Thursday, July 20th.
In other news, insider Andrew Findlay purchased 135 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,195 ($15.77) per share, for a total transaction of £1,613.25 ($2,128.86). Over the last quarter, insiders have bought 427 shares of company stock worth $529,351.
About easyJet plc
easyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based low-cost airline carrier. The Company operates as a low-cost European point-to-point short-haul airline. The Company operates through its route network segment. The Company operates on over 820 routes across more than 30 countries with its fleet of over 250 Airbus aircrafts.
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