Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 152.50 ($1.99).
A number of research analysts recently commented on SGC shares. Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 150 ($1.96) to GBX 145 ($1.89) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.09) price target (down previously from GBX 190 ($2.48)) on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. HSBC boosted their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 165 ($2.16) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 15th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Monday, January 28th. Finally, Deutsche Bank dropped their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 205 ($2.68) to GBX 170 ($2.22) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th.
SGC stock opened at GBX 132.70 ($1.73) on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $760.85 million and a P/E ratio of -19.23. Stagecoach Group has a 52 week low of GBX 113.90 ($1.49) and a 52 week high of GBX 184.70 ($2.41). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 366.82, a current ratio of 0.73 and a quick ratio of 0.64.
About Stagecoach Group
Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, the United States, and Canada. It operates through five segments: UK Bus (Regional Operations), megabus Europe, UK Bus (London), North America, and UK Rail. The company offers bus, coach, train, and tram services.
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