Shares of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-five research firms that are covering the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have issued a hold recommendation and nine have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,089.32 ($13.61).

EZJ has been the topic of several analyst reports. HSBC Holdings plc raised easyJet plc to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from GBX 800 ($10.00) to GBX 1,150 ($14.37) in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of easyJet plc in a research report on Monday, November 7th. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on easyJet plc in a research report on Friday, November 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,250 ($15.62) price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,070 ($13.37) price objective on shares of easyJet plc in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. Finally, Citigroup Inc. lowered their price objective on easyJet plc from GBX 1,200 ($15.00) to GBX 1,100 ($13.75) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 25th.

easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) opened at 943.50 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 996.69 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,018.23. easyJet plc has a 52-week low of GBX 851.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,582.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 3.73 billion.

In other easyJet plc news, insider Carolyn McCall sold 162,767 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 978 ($12.22), for a total value of £1,591,861.26 ($1,989,329.24). Also, insider Andrew Findlay sold 13,640 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,024 ($12.80), for a total value of £139,673.60 ($174,548.36). Insiders acquired a total of 213 shares of company stock valued at $207,125 in the last quarter.

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easyJet plc Company Profile

easyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based low-cost airline carrier. The Company operates as a low-cost European point-to-point short-haul airline. The Company operates through its route network segment. The Company operates on over 820 routes across more than 30 countries with its fleet of over 250 Airbus aircrafts.

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