Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 622.22 ($8.25).

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 515 ($6.83) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Whitman Howard reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.36) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Shore Capital reiterated a “house stock” rating on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 655 ($8.69) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($9.02) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Monday, September 18th.

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Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) traded up 0.16% on Friday, hitting GBX 607.50. 157,026 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Dairy Crest Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 539.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 653.75. The stock’s market cap is GBX 850.12 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 599.96 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 593.30.

In related news, insider Adam Braithwaite sold 3,577 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 581 ($7.71), for a total value of £20,782.37 ($27,566.48).

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)

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