Liberum Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS)

Liberum Capital restated their hold rating on shares of Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Separately, Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating on shares of Smart Metering Systems in a report on Monday, June 29th.

Smart Metering Systems stock opened at GBX 620 ($7.63) on Thursday. Smart Metering Systems has a 52-week low of GBX 5.74 ($0.07) and a 52-week high of GBX 742 ($9.13). The firm has a market capitalization of $699.65 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 177.14. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 601.56 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 581.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.95, a current ratio of 2.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 122.21.

In related news, insider Graeme Bissett bought 3,016 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 19th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 662 ($8.15) per share, with a total value of £19,965.92 ($24,570.42). Also, insider Miriam Greenwood bought 3,402 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 593 ($7.30) per share, with a total value of £20,173.86 ($24,826.31). Insiders purchased 10,327 shares of company stock valued at $6,511,829 in the last three months.

About Smart Metering Systems

Smart Metering Systems plc, through its subsidiaries, connects, owns, operates, and maintains metering systems and databases on behalf of energy companies in the United Kingdom, Italy, and the Caribbean. It operates through three segments: Asset Management, Asset Installation, and Energy Management. The Asset Management segment engages in the regulated management of gas meters, electric meters, and ADM devices.

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