Hollywood Bowl Group PLC (LON:BOWL) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the six research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 235 ($3.30).
BOWL has been the subject of several research reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 215 ($3.01) target price on shares of Hollywood Bowl Group in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Hollywood Bowl Group in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. Investec raised their target price on Hollywood Bowl Group from GBX 214 ($3.00) to GBX 220 ($3.08) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.22) target price on shares of Hollywood Bowl Group in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised their target price on Hollywood Bowl Group from GBX 220 ($3.08) to GBX 250 ($3.51) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th.
In other news, insider Ivan Schofield bought 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 204 ($2.86) per share, with a total value of £102,000 ($143,017.39).
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.28 ($0.10) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. This represents a yield of 3.55%. This is a boost from Hollywood Bowl Group’s previous dividend of $1.80.
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About Hollywood Bowl Group
Hollywood Bowl Group plc is a bowling entertainment operator in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the operation of ten-pin bowling centers, as well as the development of new centers and other associated activities. It has a portfolio of approximately 50 centers operating across the United Kingdom.
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