PZ Cussons plc (PZC) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 329.67 ($4.08).
Several research firms have weighed in on PZC. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 324 ($4.01) target price on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.08) price objective on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th.
PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) opened at 373.90 on Thursday. PZ Cussons plc has a 52-week low of GBX 240.70 and a 52-week high of GBX 374.60. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.57 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 351.77 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 332.62.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 11th were issued a GBX 5.50 ($0.07) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.7%. This is an increase from PZ Cussons plc’s previous dividend of $2.61. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 11th.
In other PZ Cussons plc news, insider Richard J. Harvey purchased 3,413 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 30th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 363 ($4.49) per share, with a total value of £12,389.19 ($15,333.16). Also, insider Silver,Caroline purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 1st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 333 ($4.12) per share, with a total value of £33,300 ($41,212.87).
PZ Cussons plc Company Profile
PZ Cussons Plc is a United Kingdom-based consumer products company. The Company’s personal care products include bar soap, liquid hand wash, shower gel, skincare and hair care. The Company’s home care consists of fabric care, which includes products, such as laundry soap and branded bulk and packaged washing powder, and dish care, which includes its Morning Fresh brand.
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