Beazley plc (LON:BEZ) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Beazley plc (LON:BEZGet Rating) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” from the seven brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 764.50 ($9.33).

Several brokerages have recently commented on BEZ. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 787 ($9.60) target price on shares of Beazley in a research report on Monday, November 14th. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their target price on shares of Beazley from GBX 835 ($10.19) to GBX 840 ($10.25) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Citigroup boosted their target price on shares of Beazley from GBX 624 ($7.61) to GBX 711 ($8.68) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 720 ($8.79) target price on shares of Beazley in a research report on Monday, November 14th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Beazley in a research report on Monday, November 14th.

Beazley Price Performance

Shares of LON:BEZ opened at GBX 642.50 ($7.84) on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 654.10 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 602.76. The stock has a market capitalization of £4.31 billion and a PE ratio of 2,677.08. The company has a current ratio of 8.39, a quick ratio of 6.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.83. Beazley has a 12 month low of GBX 365.31 ($4.46) and a 12 month high of GBX 690.50 ($8.43).

Beazley Company Profile

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Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its Cyber & Executive Risk segment underwrites management liabilities, such as employment practices risks and directors and officers, cyber and technology, and media and business services.

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