Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) insider Lloyd Pitchford purchased 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 2,205 ($29.73) per share, with a total value of £66,150 ($89,187.00).

Shares of Bunzl plc (BNZL) opened at 2208.00 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 2,291.86 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,334.78. The firm’s market cap is GBX 7.28 billion. Bunzl plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,963.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,472.00.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 14 ($0.19) per share. This represents a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th.

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Several equities analysts recently commented on BNZL shares. HSBC Holdings plc lowered shares of Bunzl plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,508 ($33.81) price target for the company. in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,600 ($35.05) price target (up previously from GBX 2,550 ($34.38)) on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,575 ($34.72) price target on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Friday, July 21st. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,505 ($33.77) price target on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,324.30 ($31.34).

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