Howden Joinery Group Plc (LON:HWDN) Receives Consensus ‘Buy’ Rating From Analysts

Howden Joinery Group Plc (LON:HWDN – Get Rating) has earned a consensus “Buy” recommendation from all ten research firms that cover the stock, Marketbeat reports. Five equity research analysts rated the stock with a hold rating and five gave the company a buy rating. The 1-year average price target among analysts who have covered the stock over the past year is 969.33 GBX ($11.77).

Several research companies have weighed in on HWDN. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 920 ($11.17) price target on Howden Joinery Group shares in a Tuesday, March 22 report. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered its price target on Howden Joinery Group from GBX 941 ($11.42) to GBX 940 ($11.41) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a Friday report February 25. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lowered its price target on Howden Joinery Group from 1,095 GBX ($13.29) to 941 GBX ($11.42) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a Friday report April 8. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on Howden Joinery Group shares in a Wednesday, June 1 report.

Shares of LON:HWDN opened at 607.40 GBX ($7.37) on Friday. The company has a fifty-day moving average price of 700.21 GBX and a two-hundred-day moving average price of 781.43 GBX. The company has a market capitalization of £3.49 billion and a PE ratio of 11.46. The company has a debt ratio of 59.63, a current ratio of 2.19 and a quick ratio of 1.47. Howden Joinery Group has a 1-year minimum of 594.20 GBX ($7.21) and a 1-year maximum of 985.80 GBX ($11.97).

In other Howden Joinery Group news, insider Andrew Livingston sold 119,304 shares of the company in a trade dated Wednesday, May 4. The stock was sold at an average price of 713 GBX ($8.65), for a total transaction of £850,637.52 ($1,032,452.38). Additionally, insider Paul Hayes acquired 286 shares of the company in a trade dated Thursday, May 19. The share was acquired at an average cost of 631 GBX ($7.66) per share, with a total value of £1,804.66 ($2,190.39). Insiders bought 13,011 shares of the company valued at $10,257,946 in the past ninety days.

About Howden Joinery Group (Get an evaluation)

Howden Joinery Group Plc, a kitchen supplier, offers a variety of kitchen, joinery and hardware products in the UK, France and Belgium. It offers kitchen cabinets, surfaces, fixtures, storage, fitted kitchens, kitchen doors, sinks and faucets, as well as household appliances; joinery products, such as sliding cabinet doors, door fittings, stairs and elements, floors, skirting boards, mouldings, doors and architrave products; and household appliances, such as kitchen, refrigerator, dishwasher and laundry products, as well as coffee machines.

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