Group PLC (LON:MONY) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Group PLC (LON:MONYGet Rating) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 245 ($2.95).

MONY has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Barclays upgraded Group to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 230 ($2.77) price objective for the company in a report on Monday, January 30th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.13) target price on shares of Group in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Group in a report on Tuesday, February 14th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Group in a research report on Monday, February 20th. Group Stock Performance

Shares of MONY stock opened at GBX 238 ($2.86) on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of £1.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,830.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 20.49, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.77. Group has a one year low of GBX 162.30 ($1.95) and a one year high of GBX 244.50 ($2.94). The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 224.40 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 201.76. Group Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.61 ($0.10) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 30th. This is an increase from Group’s previous dividend of $3.10. This represents a yield of 3.66%. Group’s payout ratio is 9,230.77%.

About Group

(Get Rating) Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides price comparison website in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Insurance, Money, Home Services, Travel and Cashback segments. It offers online and app-based tools to save money on their household bills across insurance, money, and home service channels under the MoneySuperMarket brand; and compares travel deals, including holidays, car hire, flights, and hotels under the TravelSupermarket brand.

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