Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) had its price target increased by Deutsche Bank from GBX 1,368 ($17.65) to GBX 1,450 ($18.70) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on BVS. Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 1,100 ($14.19) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research note on Friday, May 25th. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 1,205 ($15.54) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research note on Thursday. UBS Group reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,090 ($14.06) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research note on Thursday. Shore Capital reissued a sell rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research note on Monday, September 3rd. Finally, Citigroup reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,054 ($13.60) price target (up from GBX 1,025 ($13.22)) on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research note on Wednesday, August 29th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Bovis Homes Group has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 1,156.67 ($14.92).
Shares of LON BVS traded down GBX 19.50 ($0.25) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1,126.50 ($14.53). The company had a trading volume of 970,392 shares, compared to its average volume of 665,639. Bovis Homes Group has a 52 week low of GBX 826 ($10.66) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,222 ($15.76).
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, September 6th. The company reported GBX 36.10 ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter. Bovis Homes Group had a net margin of 9.46% and a return on equity of 10.94%.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 64 ($0.83) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 5.58%. This is an increase from Bovis Homes Group’s previous dividend of $32.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th.
About Bovis Homes Group
Bovis Homes Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a builder of homes in the United Kingdom. The company offers two-bed to six-bed family homes. As of December 31, 2017, it had a consented land bank of 17,096 plots. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in West Malling, the United Kingdom.
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