Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 187.78 ($2.53).

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.15) price objective on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Canaccord Genuity increased their target price on Stagecoach Group from GBX 176 ($2.37) to GBX 191 ($2.57) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Liberum Capital increased their target price on Stagecoach Group from GBX 170 ($2.29) to GBX 185 ($2.49) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. HSBC reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.15) price target on shares of Stagecoach Group in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a report on Wednesday, December 6th.

Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC) traded down GBX 2.90 ($0.04) during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 166.60 ($2.24). The stock had a trading volume of 1,448,060 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,300,000. Stagecoach Group has a 12 month low of GBX 150.80 ($2.03) and a 12 month high of GBX 227.29 ($3.06).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 25th will be paid a GBX 3.80 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 25th.

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About Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group plc is a United Kingdom-based transport company. The Company is engaged in the sale and operation of passenger transport. The Company operates in five segments: UK Bus (regional operations), megabus Europe, UK Bus (London), North America and UK Rail. UK Bus (regional operations) connects communities in over 100 towns and cities across the United Kingdom on bus networks stretching from the Highlands of Scotland to south west England.

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