JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages
JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the five analysts that are currently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,330 ($17.36).
JD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 745 ($9.72) price objective on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Investec boosted their target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC from GBX 1,420 ($18.54) to GBX 1,500 ($19.58) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Peel Hunt boosted their target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC from GBX 1,500 ($19.58) to GBX 1,650 ($21.54) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th.
In other JD Sports Fashion PLC news, insider Cowgill,Peter Alan acquired 15,000 shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 24th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,156 ($15.09) per share, with a total value of £173,400 ($226,341.21). Also, insider Small,Brian acquired 5,000 shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,092 ($14.25) per share, for a total transaction of £54,600 ($71,270.07).
Shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) traded up 1.55% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1440.00. The company had a trading volume of 165,007 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.80 billion. JD Sports Fashion PLC has a one year low of GBX 908.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,448.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,320.36 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,234.91.
JD Sports Fashion PLC Company Profile
JD Sports Fashion Plc is a United Kingdom-based is a multichannel retailer of sports fashion and outdoor brands in the United Kingdom and Europe. The principal activity of the Company is the retail of branded sports fashion wear and outdoor clothing and equipment. The Company operates through the Sports Fashion and outdoor segment.
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