Liberum Capital reissued their buy rating on shares of Homeserve (LON:HSV) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
A number of other analysts have also commented on the stock. Berenberg Bank restated a buy rating on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Friday, May 15th. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of Homeserve from GBX 1,320 ($16.24) to GBX 1,200 ($14.77) and set an equal weight rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Homeserve to an overweight rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 1,370 ($16.86) to GBX 1,400 ($17.23) in a research note on Tuesday, May 19th. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Friday, May 15th. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Homeserve from GBX 1,150 ($14.15) to GBX 1,250 ($15.38) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, May 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,343.33 ($16.53).
Shares of LON:HSV opened at GBX 1,305 ($16.06) on Tuesday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of GBX 1,246.72 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 1,202.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.37 billion and a P/E ratio of 41.43. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 99.06. Homeserve has a 12-month low of GBX 755.81 ($9.30) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,357 ($16.70).
Homeserve (LON:HSV) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 19th. The company reported GBX 41.30 ($0.51) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 41.10 ($0.51) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00). Equities research analysts expect that Homeserve will post 4074.0004101 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, July 2nd will be issued a GBX 17.80 ($0.22) dividend. This is an increase from Homeserve’s previous dividend of $5.80. This represents a dividend yield of 1.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 2nd. Homeserve’s payout ratio is 76.19%.
Homeserve Company Profile
HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to household customers under the HomeServe brand. It offers plumbing, drainage, electrics, water supply pipe, gas supply pipe, appliance repair, pest infestation, and locksmith services, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.
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