Shares of Senior plc (LON:SNR) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation, four have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 266.67 ($3.59).
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on shares of Senior from GBX 310 ($4.17) to GBX 325 ($4.37) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Peel Hunt reissued a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.50) target price on shares of Senior in a report on Monday, October 9th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 225 ($3.03) target price on shares of Senior in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Berenberg Bank increased their target price on shares of Senior from GBX 240 ($3.23) to GBX 310 ($4.17) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Jefferies Group increased their target price on shares of Senior from GBX 275 ($3.70) to GBX 305 ($4.10) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 24th.
Senior (LON SNR) traded down GBX 1.30 ($0.02) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 257.20 ($3.46). 493,781 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 825,628. Senior has a 12-month low of GBX 173 ($2.33) and a 12-month high of GBX 295.70 ($3.98).
In other news, insider David Squires bought 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 258 ($3.47) per share, for a total transaction of £129,000 ($173,620.46).
Senior plc is a holding company. The Company is an engineering solutions provider. The Company designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle and energy markets. It operates in two divisions: Aerospace and Flexonics.
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