Shares of EI Group PLC (LON:EIG) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the eight ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 222 ($2.90).
EIG has been the subject of several recent research reports. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.27) target price on shares of EI Group in a report on Friday, March 15th. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating on shares of EI Group in a report on Wednesday, February 13th. Berenberg Bank restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.87) target price on shares of EI Group in a report on Thursday, June 6th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of EI Group in a report on Friday, March 15th. Finally, Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of EI Group in a report on Tuesday, May 14th.
LON:EIG opened at GBX 203.80 ($2.66) on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 137.30. EI Group has a twelve month low of GBX 143 ($1.87) and a twelve month high of GBX 230.60 ($3.01). The stock has a market cap of $904.47 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.91.
EI Group Company Profile
Ei Group plc operates leased and tenanted pubs in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Publican Partnerships, Commercial Properties, and Managed. The company engages in the rental of commercial properties, as well as financing and public houses management businesses. It is also involved in the sale of foods and drinks, as well as accommodation and gaming machines.
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