Insider Buying: Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) Insider Acquires £156.96 in Stock

Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) insider Richard Harpin purchased 18 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 20th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 872 ($11.47) per share, with a total value of £156.96 ($206.47).

Richard Harpin also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, February 20th, Richard Harpin purchased 11 shares of Homeserve stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,319 ($17.35) per share, with a total value of £145.09 ($190.86).

Shares of LON HSV opened at GBX 931.50 ($12.25) on Thursday. Homeserve plc has a 52 week low of GBX 755.81 ($9.94) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,352 ($17.78). The business has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 1,154.16 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 1,202.66. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 86.86. The company has a market cap of $3.00 billion and a P/E ratio of 28.57.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on HSV shares. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,450 ($19.07) price target (up previously from GBX 1,350 ($17.76)) on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Wednesday, January 8th. Citigroup downgraded Homeserve to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. HSBC restated a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 1,090 ($14.34) target price on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Monday, January 13th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Homeserve to a “neutral” rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 1,350 ($17.76) to GBX 1,370 ($18.02) in a research note on Monday, January 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Homeserve currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,364 ($17.94).

Homeserve Company Profile

HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to household customers under the HomeServe brand. It offers plumbing, drainage, electrics, water supply pipe, gas supply pipe, appliance repair, pest infestation, and locksmith services, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.

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