Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 495 ($6.47).
DCG has been the topic of several recent research reports. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Lookers in a research note on Monday, July 8th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th.
The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 620.50. Dairy Crest Group has a 12 month low of GBX 405.20 ($5.29) and a 12 month high of GBX 620.50 ($8.11). The stock has a market cap of $958.60 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.08. The company has a current ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.19.
Dairy Crest Group plc processes and markets branded dairy products in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company offers cheese products under the Cathedral City, Davidstow, and Chedds brands; butters, spreads, and oils under the Clover, Country Life, Utterly Butterly, Vitalite, Willow, and Frylight brands.
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