John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) Insider Buys £151.51 in Stock

John Wood Group PLC (LON:WGGet Rating) insider David Kemp bought 109 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 139 ($1.68) per share, with a total value of £151.51 ($183.07).

David Kemp also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, August 18th, David Kemp purchased 2,763 shares of John Wood Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 154 ($1.86) per share, with a total value of £4,255.02 ($5,141.40).
  • On Thursday, July 21st, David Kemp bought 99 shares of John Wood Group stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 151 ($1.82) per share, with a total value of £149.49 ($180.63).

John Wood Group Stock Performance

Shares of WG stock traded down GBX 6.40 ($0.08) during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 132.25 ($1.60). 2,767,958 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 530,810. John Wood Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 123.75 ($1.50) and a 12 month high of GBX 255 ($3.08). The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 144.41 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 175.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 59.91, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a current ratio of 1.31. The firm has a market capitalization of £914.96 million and a PE ratio of -7.83.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of brokerages have recently commented on WG. Berenberg Bank cut their price objective on shares of John Wood Group from GBX 300 ($3.62) to GBX 270 ($3.26) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. Barclays cut their price target on shares of John Wood Group from GBX 320 ($3.87) to GBX 250 ($3.02) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “not rated” rating on shares of John Wood Group in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, According to data from MarketBeat.com, John Wood Group presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 305.20 ($3.69).

About John Wood Group

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John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides consulting, project management, and engineering solutions to energy and built environment worldwide. It operates through four segments: Projects, Operations, Consulting, and Investment. The company offers engineering solutions, including decarbonization and optimization in energy and industry; and renewable energy, future fuels, and low carbon solutions.

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