Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 625 ($8.48).

Several research firms recently issued reports on DCG. Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 560 ($7.59) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “house stock” rating on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Monday, September 18th. Whitman Howard reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($9.22) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Numis Securities reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 655 ($8.88) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 515 ($6.98) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Wednesday, September 20th.

In related news, insider Stephen Alexander bought 1,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 29th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 575 ($7.80) per share, for a total transaction of £7,187.50 ($9,747.08).

Dairy Crest Group (LON DCG) traded down GBX 8.50 ($0.12) during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 582 ($7.89). 276,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 229,056. The company has a market cap of $822.93 and a P/E ratio of 576.24. Dairy Crest Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 539.50 ($7.32) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 654 ($8.87).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.30 ($0.09) per share. This represents a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 4th.

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Dairy Crest Group 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 & Functional Ingredients and Butters, Spreads & Oils. It produces and markets Cathedral City, a cheese brand, and the Davidstow cheddar brand.

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