Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 619.44 ($8.07).
A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.20) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Whitman Howard reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.20) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($8.86) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Investec raised Dairy Crest Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.81) target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC cut Dairy Crest Group plc to an “underperform” rating and upped their target price for the company from GBX 500 ($6.51) to GBX 515 ($6.71) in a research note on Friday, June 9th.
Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (DCG) traded down 0.43% during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 583.50. The stock had a trading volume of 202,119 shares. The company’s market cap is GBX 816.54 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 587.29 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 586.69. Dairy Crest Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 539.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 697.00.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 6th were paid a GBX 16.30 ($0.21) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 6th. This represents a yield of 2.76%. This is a boost from Dairy Crest Group plc’s previous dividend of $6.20.
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About Dairy Crest Group plc
Dairy Crest Group plc is a United Kingdom-based dairy company. The Company processes and markets branded dairy products. The Company’s segments include Cheese, Spreads and Other. It has two product groups: cheese & whey, and butters, spreads & oils. It produces and markets Cathedral City, a cheese brand, and the Davidstow cheddar brand.
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