Shares of Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 155 ($2.03).
SGC has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Liberum Capital downgraded Stagecoach Group to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the company from GBX 180 ($2.35) to GBX 165 ($2.16) in a research note on Thursday, April 4th. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 190 ($2.48) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 3rd. HSBC lifted their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 165 ($2.16) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 15th. Jefferies Financial Group cut their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 150 ($1.96) to GBX 145 ($1.89) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. Finally, Citigroup upgraded Stagecoach Group to a “buy” rating and cut their price target for the company from GBX 177 ($2.31) to GBX 155 ($2.03) in a research note on Friday, April 26th.
SGC stock opened at GBX 126.70 ($1.66) on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $723.25 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -18.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 366.82, a current ratio of 0.73 and a quick ratio of 0.64. Stagecoach Group has a 52-week low of GBX 113.90 ($1.49) and a 52-week high of GBX 184.70 ($2.41).
Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, the United States, and Canada. It operates through five segments: UK Bus (Regional Operations), megabus Europe, UK Bus (London), North America, and UK Rail. The company offers bus, coach, train, and tram services.
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