NMC Health PLC (LON:NMC) reached a new 52-week high on Friday . The company traded as high as GBX 3,298 ($44.72) and last traded at GBX 3,280 ($44.48), with a volume of 294862 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 3,280 ($44.48).

NMC has been the topic of a number of research reports. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($54.24) target price on shares of NMC Health in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,810 ($38.11) target price on shares of NMC Health in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,771.25 ($37.58).

The company has a market capitalization of $6,520.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5,655.17.

In other news, insider Mark Tompkins purchased 27,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 2,914 ($39.52) per share, for a total transaction of £786,780 ($1,066,965.01). Also, insider Jonathan Bomford purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 2,877 ($39.02) per share, for a total transaction of £28,770 ($39,015.46). Insiders have acquired a total of 29,160 shares of company stock worth $84,808,800 over the last three months.

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About NMC Health

NMC Health plc is a private healthcare services provider in the United Arab Emirates. The Company operates through two segments: healthcare and distribution & services. The healthcare segment is engaged in providing professional medical services, comprising diagnostic services, in and outpatient clinics, provision of all types of research and medical services in the field of gynecology, obstetrics and human reproduction and retailing of pharmaceutical goods.

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