Countrywide PLC (CWD) Insider Acquires £149.73 in Stock
Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) insider Alison Platt acquired 69 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 6th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 217 ($2.69) per share, with a total value of £149.73 ($185.31).
Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) opened at 207.60 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 236.98 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 295.03. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 452.39 million. Countrywide PLC has a one year low of GBX 198.50 and a one year high of GBX 493.90.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 8th were issued a dividend of GBX 5 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.9%.
Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of Countrywide PLC to an “add” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from GBX 416 ($5.15) to GBX 286 ($3.54) in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 400 ($4.95) price objective on shares of Countrywide PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.09) price objective on shares of Countrywide PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Barclays PLC decreased their price objective on shares of Countrywide PLC from GBX 400 ($4.95) to GBX 250.50 ($3.10) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 218 ($2.70) price target on shares of Countrywide PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Countrywide PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 320.69 ($3.97).
Countrywide PLC Company Profile
Countrywide plc is an integrated residential estate agency and property services group in the United Kingdom. The Company offers estate agency and lettings services, together with a range of complementary services. The Company operates in five businesses: residential property sales; residential property lettings and property management; arranging mortgages, insurance and related financial products (provided by third parties) for participants in residential property transactions; surveying and valuation services for mortgage lenders and prospective homebuyers, and residential property conveyance services.
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