J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 263.36 ($3.64).
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on SBRY shares. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Kepler Capital Markets started coverage on J Sainsbury in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 252 ($3.48) price target for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.76) price target on shares of J Sainsbury in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.76) price target on shares of J Sainsbury in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th.
Shares of J Sainsbury (SBRY) traded up GBX 0.80 ($0.01) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 255.30 ($3.53). The company had a trading volume of 5,537,995 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,400,000. The stock has a market cap of $5,560.00 and a PE ratio of 2,553.00. J Sainsbury has a 52 week low of GBX 222.40 ($3.07) and a 52 week high of GBX 339.89 ($4.70).
J Sainsbury Company Profile
J Sainsbury plc is engaged in grocery-related retailing and retail banking. The Company’s segments include Retailing; Financial services, and Property investments. The Retailing segment is engaged in the operation of supermarkets and convenience. The Financial services segment includes the operations of Sainsbury’s Bank plc (Sainsbury’s Bank).
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