Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) insider Earl Sibley purchased 15 shares of Bovis Homes Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,001 ($13.08) per share, for a total transaction of £150.15 ($196.20).
Earl Sibley also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, August 16th, Earl Sibley purchased 13 shares of Bovis Homes Group stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,122 ($14.66) per share, for a total transaction of £145.86 ($190.59).
Shares of LON BVS opened at GBX 988 ($12.91) on Friday. Bovis Homes Group plc has a one year low of GBX 826 ($10.79) and a one year high of GBX 1,222 ($15.97).
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, September 6th. The company reported GBX 36.10 ($0.47) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Bovis Homes Group had a net margin of 9.46% and a return on equity of 10.94%.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th will be issued a GBX 64 ($0.84) dividend. This is a boost from Bovis Homes Group’s previous dividend of $32.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.58%.
A number of research analysts have commented on BVS shares. Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,234 ($16.12) price target (up from GBX 904 ($11.81)) on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 12th. Deutsche Bank increased their price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group from GBX 1,368 ($17.88) to GBX 1,450 ($18.95) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, July 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,340 ($17.51) price target on the stock. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,054 ($13.77) price target (up from GBX 1,025 ($13.39)) on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,202.73 ($15.72).
Bovis Homes Group Company Profile
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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