Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) insider van Zanten,Frank purchased 899 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 992 ($12.95) per share, with a total value of £8,918.08 ($11,640.88).

Shares of Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) opened at 2327.00 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.68 billion. Bunzl plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,720.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 2,587.89. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 2,361.46 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,170.80.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be issued a GBX 13 ($0.17) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th.

Several brokerages have commented on BNZL. BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,350 ($30.67) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.11) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 1,700 ($22.19) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on Bunzl plc from GBX 2,136 ($27.88) to GBX 2,170 ($28.33) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,100 ($27.41) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Bunzl plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,243.07 ($29.28).

About Bunzl plc

Bunzl plc is engaged in the distribution and outsourcing service. The Company supplies a range of sourced non-food products to a range of market sectors in approximately 30 countries. The Company’s segments include North America, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom & Ireland, and Rest of the World.

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