HomeServe (LON:HSV)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Peel Hunt in a research note issued on Tuesday, Digital Look reports. They currently have a GBX 1,450 ($18.94) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 52.87% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on HSV. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($19.60) target price on shares of HomeServe in a research report on Tuesday. Numis Securities reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($18.94) price objective on shares of HomeServe in a research report on Tuesday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,368.50 ($17.88).
HSV traded down GBX 88.50 ($1.16) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 948.50 ($12.39). 2,451,527 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 722,012. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,136.50 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,107.31. The company has a market cap of £3.19 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.28. HomeServe has a twelve month low of GBX 944.50 ($12.34) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,371 ($17.91). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 115.85, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a current ratio of 1.24.
HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to homeowners under the HomeServe brand. The company offers home assistance via subscription-based membership services for plumbing, heating, electrical, locks, glazing, pest control, and technology. It also operates an online marketplace to help homeowners to find local trade on-demand, as well as to help with a range of home repairs and improvements, including landscape gardening and carpet cleaning.
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