WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW) insider Tony van Kralingen purchased 13,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 211 ($2.78) per share, with a total value of £27,430 ($36,077.86).
Shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) opened at GBX 210 ($2.76) on Wednesday. WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 205 ($2.70) and a 1-year high of GBX 254.40 ($3.35).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 28th were issued a GBX 1.66 ($0.02) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 28th.
A number of research firms have commented on MRW. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC from GBX 170 ($2.24) to GBX 210 ($2.76) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.16) price target on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. HSBC Holdings PLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.16) price target on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Shore Capital Group Limited reiterated a “house stock” rating on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC in a research note on Tuesday. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 228.89 ($3.01).
WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC Company Profile
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC is engaged in the operation of retail supermarket stores under the Morrisons brand and associated activities. The Company offers products, such as Free From, World Foods, Food To Go and Nutmeg clothing. It has food manufacturing capabilities in meat, fish, bakery, fruit and veg, deli and flowers.
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