A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) insider Andrew Lewis Memmott purchased 16 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 5th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 898 ($11.73) per share, for a total transaction of £143.68 ($187.74).
Shares of LON:BAG opened at GBX 870 ($11.37) on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.31, a current ratio of 1.62 and a quick ratio of 1.24. A.G. Barr plc has a twelve month low of GBX 659 ($8.61) and a twelve month high of GBX 980 ($12.81). The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 928.42. The firm has a market capitalization of $990.10 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.62.
Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. HSBC reissued a “reduce” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a research note on Friday, June 28th. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 720 ($9.41) price target on shares of A.G. Barr in a research note on Wednesday, June 5th. Shore Capital reissued a “house stock” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a research note on Thursday, May 16th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their price target on A.G. Barr from GBX 625 ($8.17) to GBX 675 ($8.82) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have issued a hold rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 695 ($9.08).
A.G. BARR p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells soft drinks in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Carbonates, Still Drinks and Water, and Other segments. The company offers flavored, carbonated soft, sparkling and still soft, juice fruit, flavored energy, squash, non-carbonated, natural, and blended exotic juice drinks, as well as other juices and soft drinks; spring and sparkling water; mixers and iced tea; and fruit cocktail mixers, including purées and syrups.
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