John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) insider Jacqui Ferguson acquired 1,270 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 26th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 198 ($2.44) per share, for a total transaction of £2,514.60 ($3,094.51).
LON:WG opened at GBX 198.20 ($2.44) on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $1.35 billion and a PE ratio of 18.88. John Wood Group PLC has a fifty-two week low of GBX 100.90 ($1.24) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 560.80 ($6.90). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 87.97, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a current ratio of 0.95. The business has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 203.51 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 281.94.
Several research analysts recently weighed in on WG shares. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on shares of John Wood Group from GBX 390 ($4.80) to GBX 240 ($2.95) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 26th. HSBC decreased their price objective on shares of John Wood Group from GBX 605 ($7.45) to GBX 365 ($4.49) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 24th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of John Wood Group in a research report on Thursday, June 25th. Sanford C. Bernstein decreased their price objective on shares of John Wood Group from GBX 540 ($6.65) to GBX 510 ($6.28) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, March 11th. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of John Wood Group from GBX 250 ($3.08) to GBX 270 ($3.32) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, June 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 365.17 ($4.49).
John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides project, engineering, and technical services in energy, industry, and built environment worldwide. It operates through five segments: Asset Solutions Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia; Assets Solutions Americas; Specialist Technical Solutions; Environment and Infrastructure Solutions; and Investment Services.
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