Jane Kingston Purchases 3,000 Shares of National Express (NEX) Stock

National Express (LON:NEX) insider Jane Kingston acquired 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 404 ($5.71) per share, for a total transaction of £12,120 ($17,130.74).

National Express stock opened at GBX 410.60 ($5.80) on Friday. National Express has a 52 week low of GBX 337.20 ($4.77) and a 52 week high of GBX 401.80 ($5.68).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, April 26th will be issued a dividend of GBX 9.25 ($0.13) per share. This represents a yield of 2.55%. This is a positive change from National Express’s previous dividend of $4.26. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 26th.

NEX has been the topic of a number of research reports. Numis Securities raised National Express to an “add” rating in a report on Friday, March 16th. HSBC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 440 ($6.22) price objective on shares of National Express in a report on Monday, March 19th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of National Express in a report on Friday, March 9th. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on National Express from GBX 380 ($5.37) to GBX 390 ($5.51) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 12th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased their price objective on National Express from GBX 440 ($6.22) to GBX 445 ($6.29) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. National Express has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 417.18 ($5.90).

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National Express Company Profile

National Express Group PLC provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company operates through UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions segments. It primarily offers bus, coach, and rail services.

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