Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reiterated their buy rating on shares of Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG) in a report released on Monday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Thursday, November 28th. Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 2,450 ($32.23) price objective on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Wednesday, January 8th. HSBC reiterated a buy rating on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lowered shares of Go-Ahead Group to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Go-Ahead Group presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 2,066.86 ($27.19).

LON:GOG opened at GBX 728.83 ($9.59) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 359.21, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a current ratio of 0.79. The firm has a market cap of $340.89 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.19. Go-Ahead Group has a 52 week low of GBX 988 ($13.00) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,308.91 ($30.37). The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,630.84 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 1,983.43.

Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 12th. The company reported GBX 64.60 ($0.85) EPS for the quarter. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that Go-Ahead Group will post 16313.0010187 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 30.17 ($0.40) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 26th. Go-Ahead Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.73%.

In related news, insider Carolyn Ferguson bought 559 shares of Go-Ahead Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 888 ($11.68) per share, with a total value of £4,963.92 ($6,529.76). Insiders have bought a total of 573 shares of company stock valued at $526,156 over the last three months.

About Go-Ahead Group

The Go-Ahead Group plc provides bus and rail passenger transportation services in the United Kingdom and Singapore. It operates through three segments: Regional Bus, London Bus, and Rail. The company also offers rail replacement and other contracted services. It serves the department for transport, and transport for London.

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