Shares of Udg Healthcare PLC (LON:UDG) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 856 ($11.19).
Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded shares of Udg Healthcare to a “buy” rating and dropped their price target for the company from GBX 895 ($11.69) to GBX 890 ($11.63) in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. Numis Securities restated a “reduce” rating on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. Finally, Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Friday, September 28th.
Shares of LON:UDG traded up GBX 7 ($0.09) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 633.50 ($8.28). The stock had a trading volume of 593,494 shares, compared to its average volume of 981,360. Udg Healthcare has a 1-year low of GBX 690 ($9.02) and a 1-year high of GBX 963 ($12.58).
In related news, insider Peter Gray acquired 14,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 19th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 631 ($8.25) per share, for a total transaction of £88,340 ($115,431.86).
About Udg Healthcare
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides advisory, communication, commercial, clinical, and packaging services to the healthcare industry in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Ashfield, Sharp, and Aquilant.
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