Insider Buying: Future plc (LON:FUTR) Insider Acquires 7,138 Shares of Stock

Future plc (LON:FUTRGet Rating) insider Penny Ladkin-Brand acquired 7,138 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,387 ($16.76) per share, for a total transaction of £99,004.06 ($119,627.91).

Future Stock Up 1.2 %

FUTR opened at GBX 1,398 ($16.89) on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,705.88 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,980.23. The company has a market cap of £1.69 billion and a PE ratio of 2,001.45. Future plc has a 1 year low of GBX 1,303 ($15.74) and a 1 year high of GBX 3,940 ($47.61). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.31, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 0.53.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on FUTR shares. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Future in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price objective on shares of Future from GBX 3,253 ($39.31) to GBX 2,852 ($34.46) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, September 12th. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,750 ($33.23) target price on shares of Future in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, Berenberg Bank dropped their target price on shares of Future from GBX 3,600 ($43.50) to GBX 3,250 ($39.27) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Based on data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,313 ($40.03).

About Future

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Future plc, together with its subsidiaries, publishes content for technology, games, TV and entertainment, women's lifestyle, real life, music, creative and photography, sports, home interest, and B2B sectors primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. It operates through Media and Magazine segments.

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