FinnCap Initiates Coverage on Henry Boot plc (BHY)

Stock analysts at FinnCap began coverage on shares of Henry Boot plc (LON:BHY) in a report issued on Monday, May 15th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a GBX 398 ($5.03) price target on the stock. FinnCap’s price target points to a potential upside of 69.36% from the company’s current price.

Separately, Numis Securities Ltd cut Henry Boot plc to an “add” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.35) price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, March 27th.

Shares of Henry Boot plc (BHY) traded up 0.75% on Monday, reaching GBX 235.00. The company had a trading volume of 36,847 shares. Henry Boot plc has a one year low of GBX 161.24 and a one year high of GBX 243.80. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 229.70 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 209.13.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 27th were paid a GBX 4.50 ($0.06) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.91%. This is a boost from Henry Boot plc’s previous dividend of $2.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 27th.

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In related news, insider John T. Sutcliffe sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 235 ($2.97), for a total transaction of £11,750 ($14,864.01). Also, insider John T. Sutcliffe bought 2,705 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 234 ($2.96) per share, with a total value of £6,329.70 ($8,007.21).

About Henry Boot plc

Henry Boot PLC is a land development, property investment and development, and construction company. The Company sources and acquires land; promotes planning consents; acquires, develops, manages or sells investment properties and service constructors with plant; runs its Private Finance Initiative (PFI) project, and refurbishes and constructs buildings.

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