AA PLC (LON:AA) insider Steve Barber bought 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 16th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 105 ($1.37) per share, for a total transaction of £52,500 ($68,600.55).

Shares of AA stock opened at GBX 99.74 ($1.30) on Friday. AA PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 69.92 ($0.91) and a 52-week high of GBX 274.20 ($3.58).

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be issued a dividend of GBX 0.60 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.58%.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on AA shares. Credit Suisse Group raised AA to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the company from GBX 80 ($1.05) to GBX 130 ($1.70) in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of AA in a report on Monday, October 15th. Barclays lowered AA to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their price target for the company from GBX 130 ($1.70) to GBX 150 ($1.96) in a report on Monday, July 16th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of AA in a report on Monday, August 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 108.60 ($1.42).

About AA

AA plc provides roadside assistance, insurance, and driving services in the United Kingdom. It operates through two segments, Roadside and Insurance. The company's roadside assistance services include breakdowns cover for cars, motorcycles, caravans, vans, campervans, and towing; vehicle inspections, tires, and connected car services; operates driving schools that provide driver training and educative programs, and hotels.

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