Spire Healthcare Group (SPI) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Spire Healthcare Group (LON: SPI) recently:

  • 3/14/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.
  • 3/13/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from GBX 85 ($1.11) to GBX 75 ($0.98). They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock.
  • 3/12/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.
  • 2/28/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its price target lowered by analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 175 ($2.29) to GBX 155 ($2.03). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 2/28/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 163 ($2.13) price target on the stock.
  • 2/12/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG to an “underperform” rating. They now have a GBX 85 ($1.11) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 170 ($2.22).
  • 2/1/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.
  • 1/16/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co..
  • 1/15/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 115 ($1.50) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 176 ($2.30).
  • 1/15/2019 – Spire Healthcare Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.

Shares of LON SPI traded up GBX 5.20 ($0.07) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 138.40 ($1.81). 2,197,803 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,770,000. The company has a market cap of $534.24 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.43. Spire Healthcare Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 96.15 ($1.26) and a one year high of GBX 259.20 ($3.39). The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.52.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 30th will be issued a dividend of GBX 2.50 ($0.03) per share. This is an increase from Spire Healthcare Group’s previous dividend of $1.30. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.95%. Spire Healthcare Group’s payout ratio is currently 1.43%.

Spire Healthcare Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates private hospitals and clinics in the United Kingdom. It provides a range of integrated surgical, medical, and diagnostic services. The company offers various treatments in the areas of allergy and infectious diseases, blood tests, bones and joints, bowel treatments, breast screening and surgery, cancer investigations and treatments, cosmetic surgery, cyst removal, and dental surgery, as well as ear, nose, and throat treatments.

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