Centrica plc (LON:CNA) Insider Amber Rudd Buys 2,449 Shares

Centrica plc (LON:CNAGet Rating) insider Amber Rudd purchased 2,449 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, April 25th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 78 ($0.99) per share, with a total value of £1,910.22 ($2,434.64).

Amber Rudd also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, March 25th, Amber Rudd purchased 2,279 shares of Centrica stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 82 ($1.05) per share, with a total value of £1,868.78 ($2,381.83).

Shares of LON CNA traded down GBX 0.78 ($0.01) during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 78.98 ($1.01). 3,540,621 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 21,747,422. Centrica plc has a 52 week low of GBX 45.21 ($0.58) and a 52 week high of GBX 84.78 ($1.08). The company has a quick ratio of 0.55, a current ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 168.84. The stock has a market capitalization of £4.65 billion and a PE ratio of 3.85. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 78.29 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 71.63.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 112 ($1.43) price objective on shares of Centrica in a research note on Wednesday, April 13th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on shares of Centrica from GBX 75 ($0.96) to GBX 90 ($1.15) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 25th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Centrica in a research report on Thursday, February 24th. Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 100 ($1.27) price objective on shares of Centrica in a research note on Thursday, March 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Centrica in a research note on Tuesday. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, Centrica has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 90.17 ($1.15).

Centrica Company Profile (Get Rating)

Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, North America, and internationally. The company operates through British Gas Services & Solutions, British Gas Energy, Centrica Business Solutions, Bord Gáis Energy, Energy Marketing & Trading, and Upstream segments.

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