Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider John Walker purchased 9 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 21st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 3,287 ($42.91) per share, for a total transaction of £295.83 ($386.15).

Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) opened at 3287.00 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 3,284.92 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,984.51. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 2,215.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,390.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 6.30 billion.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,940 ($38.38) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price target on Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,450 ($45.03) to GBX 3,550 ($46.34) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 4th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,880 ($37.59) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 7th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 3,100 ($40.46) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,500 ($32.63) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 3,134.42 ($40.91).

About Johnson Matthey PLC

Johnson Matthey PLC is a specialty chemicals company. The Company operates in five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals and New Businesses. Emission Control Technologies is a manufacturer of catalysts and catalyst systems for vehicles and industry.

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