HomeServe (LON:HSV) had its target price lifted by Jefferies Group from GBX 630 ($8.44) to GBX 680 ($9.11) in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group currently has an underperform rating on the stock.

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on HSV. Peel Hunt reiterated an add rating and issued a GBX 850 ($11.38) price objective on shares of HomeServe in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their price objective on shares of HomeServe from GBX 850 ($11.38) to GBX 890 ($11.92) and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 900 ($12.05) price objective on shares of HomeServe in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Finally, Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of HomeServe from GBX 795 ($10.65) to GBX 900 ($12.05) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. HomeServe has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 811 ($10.86).

Shares of HomeServe (HSV) opened at GBX 786.30 ($10.53) on Thursday. HomeServe has a 52-week low of GBX 504.50 ($6.76) and a 52-week high of GBX 872 ($11.68).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.70 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.58%.

In other HomeServe news, insider Edward Fitzmaurice acquired 781,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 820 ($10.98) per share, with a total value of £6,404,200 ($8,576,670.68). Also, insider Mark C. Morris sold 6,235 shares of HomeServe stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 847 ($11.34), for a total transaction of £52,810.45 ($70,725.12). Insiders have acquired a total of 787,271 shares of company stock worth $645,505,781 over the last 90 days.

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HomeServe Company Profile

HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.

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