Assura Plc (LON:AGR) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Assura Plc (LON:AGRGet Rating) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 81 ($1.03).

AGR has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Assura in a research note on Friday, April 1st. Berenberg Bank restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 80 ($1.02) price objective on shares of Assura in a research note on Wednesday, April 13th. Finally, Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 80 ($1.02) price objective on shares of Assura in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th.

Shares of AGR opened at GBX 65.90 ($0.84) on Friday. Assura has a 1 year low of GBX 59.28 ($0.76) and a 1 year high of GBX 80.60 ($1.03). The company has a market cap of £1.94 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 79.83, a quick ratio of 4.72 and a current ratio of 4.72. The firm has a fifty day moving average of GBX 66.15 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 67.72.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 10th were given a GBX 0.74 ($0.01) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 10th. Assura’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.58%.

About Assura (Get Rating)

Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property. The company, headquartered in Warrington, works with GPs, health professionals and the NHS to create outstanding spaces for health services in our communities.

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