Shares of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the thirteen brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and ten have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 419.90 ($5.80).
A number of research analysts have issued reports on NEX shares. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 432 ($5.97) target price on shares of National Express Group in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.39) price target on shares of National Express Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Deutsche Bank increased their price target on shares of National Express Group from GBX 380 ($5.25) to GBX 390 ($5.39) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased their price target on shares of National Express Group from GBX 440 ($6.08) to GBX 445 ($6.15) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th.
National Express Group (LON:NEX) traded down GBX 5.80 ($0.08) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 386.20 ($5.34). 494,224 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 723,389. National Express Group has a 52 week low of GBX 337.20 ($4.66) and a 52 week high of GBX 401.80 ($5.55). The firm has a market cap of $1,970.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,679.13.
In other National Express Group news, insider Dean K. Finch sold 91,838 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 394 ($5.44), for a total transaction of £361,841.72 ($499,919.48). Also, insider Chris Davies bought 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 367 ($5.07) per share, for a total transaction of £11,010 ($15,211.38).
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National Express Group Company Profile
National Express Group PLC is an international transport company. The Company’s segments include UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America (operates school bus and transit services), Spain and Morocco (operates bus and coach services), and Central functions. The UK Bus segment’s services are operated from nine garages across the West Midlands.
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