Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) insider Adam Braithwaite sold 3,577 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 581 ($7.54), for a total transaction of £20,782.37 ($26,979.58).

Dairy Crest Group plc (LON DCG) traded up 0.43% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 584.00. 46,999 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 585.23 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 586.48. The company’s market cap is GBX 817.24 million. Dairy Crest Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 539.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 697.00.

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Several brokerages have recently weighed in on DCG. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.18) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Whitman Howard reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.18) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($8.83) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a report on Monday, July 10th. Investec upgraded shares of Dairy Crest Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.79) price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC downgraded shares of Dairy Crest Group plc to an “underperform” rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 500 ($6.49) to GBX 515 ($6.69) in a research report on Friday, June 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 619.44 ($8.04).

Dairy Crest Group plc Company Profile

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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