Barclays Increases Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY) Price Target to GBX 320

Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY) had its price target raised by Barclays from GBX 305 ($3.75) to GBX 320 ($3.94) in a research note released on Wednesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 355 ($4.37) price target (down from GBX 395 ($4.86)) on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a report on Tuesday, July 28th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their price objective on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group from GBX 310 ($3.81) to GBX 290 ($3.57) and set a sector performer rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 10th. Peel Hunt reissued an add rating on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research note on Tuesday, July 28th. Jefferies Financial Group lowered their price objective on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group from GBX 410 ($5.05) to GBX 400 ($4.92) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 6th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research note on Tuesday, July 28th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 344.09 ($4.23).

Shares of MONY opened at GBX 294 ($3.62) on Wednesday. The stock has a fifty day moving average of GBX 313.10 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 314.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 17.26, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.32. The company has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and a PE ratio of 16.61. Moneysupermarket.Com Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3.19 ($0.04) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 402.10 ($4.95).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 6th will be issued a GBX 3.10 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 6th. This represents a yield of 1.01%. Moneysupermarket.Com Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.68%.

In related news, insider Scilla Grimble sold 14,939 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 334 ($4.11), for a total value of £49,896.26 ($61,403.22). Also, insider Mark Lewis sold 13,811 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 319 ($3.93), for a total transaction of £44,057.09 ($54,217.44).

About Moneysupermarket.Com Group

Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates price and product comparison, and editorial based Websites in the United Kingdom. It operates in Insurance, Money, and Home Services segments. The company also provides financial intermediary services. Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC was founded in 1993 and is based in Chester, the United Kingdom.

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