NCC Group PLC (NCC) Earns Hold Rating from Shore Capital
A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 245 ($3.30) target price on shares of NCC Group PLC in a report on Monday, September 4th. Canaccord Genuity upgraded NCC Group PLC to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 118 ($1.59) to GBX 265 ($3.57) in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Berenberg Bank lowered NCC Group PLC to a sell rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 115 ($1.55) to GBX 155 ($2.09) in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 185 ($2.49) price target on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 246.43 ($3.32).
NCC Group PLC (LON NCC) opened at 210.25 on Thursday. NCC Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 87.80 and a one year high of GBX 377.30. The company’s market cap is GBX 580.92 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 198.09 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 161.52.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a GBX 3.15 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. This is a positive change from NCC Group PLC’s previous dividend of $1.50.
In related news, insider Debbie Howard Hewitt purchased 6,954 shares of NCC Group PLC stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 179 ($2.41) per share, for a total transaction of £12,447.66 ($16,782.61).
NCC Group PLC Company Profile
NCC Group plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The principal activity of the Company is the provision of independent advice and services to customers by way of the provision of escrow and assurance services. It operates in two divisions: Assurance and Escrow. Its Assurance division includes security and risk consulting service and software testing and Website performance.
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