Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider John Walker purchased 12 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 17th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,093 ($40.42) per share, with a total value of £371.16 ($484.99).

John Walker also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, September 19th, John Walker purchased 12 shares of Johnson Matthey stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,579 ($46.77) per share, with a total value of £429.48 ($561.19).

Shares of JMAT stock traded down GBX 71 ($0.93) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 3,010 ($39.33). The company had a trading volume of 928,298 shares, compared to its average volume of 691,012. Johnson Matthey PLC has a fifty-two week low of GBX 2,681 ($35.03) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,511 ($45.88).

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey in a research note on Monday, July 16th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,300 ($56.19) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey in a research note on Thursday, August 23rd. Finally, UBS Group reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey in a research note on Thursday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 3,962.50 ($51.78).

Johnson Matthey Company Profile

Johnson Matthey is a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, they improve the function, performance and safety of their customers’ products. Their science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet’s natural resources.

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