Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) had its target price upped by stock analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from GBX 350 ($4.57) to GBX 370 ($4.83) in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 17.76% from the company’s current price.

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital lowered their price target on Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 360 ($4.70) to GBX 348 ($4.54) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Jefferies Group lowered their price target on Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 475 ($6.20) to GBX 400 ($5.22) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 275 ($3.59) price target on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Numis Securities Ltd lowered Paragon Group of Companies PLC to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 292 ($3.81) price target for the company. in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 500 ($6.53) price target on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Paragon Group of Companies PLC has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 347.89 ($4.54).

Analyst Recommendations for Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG)

Shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) opened at 312.40 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 885.33 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 306.20 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 298.08. Paragon Group of Companies PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 225.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 448.30.

In other news, insider Fletcher,Alan bought 22,949 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 7th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 234 ($3.05) per share, for a total transaction of £53,700.66 ($70,096.15). Also, insider Woodman,Richard sold 19,742 shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 242 ($3.16), for a total value of £47,775.64 ($62,362.15).

Paragon Group of Companies PLC Company Profile

The Paragon Group of Companies PLC is a United Kingdom-based specialist lender of buy-to-let mortgages to professional landlords and residential property investors, as well as an active acquirer of loan assets and portfolios, and a loan servicing provider for third party clients. The Company operates in three business segments: Paragon Mortgages, Idem Capital and Paragon Bank.

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