Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eleven ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 152.50 ($1.99).
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.96) price target on shares of Stagecoach Group in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Bank of America lifted their price target on Stagecoach Group from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 190 ($2.48) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price objective on Stagecoach Group from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 135 ($1.76) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded Stagecoach Group to an “underperform” rating and cut their price objective for the company from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 125 ($1.63) in a research note on Friday, April 5th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th.
Shares of Stagecoach Group stock opened at GBX 138 ($1.80) on Friday. The company has a market cap of $790.04 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -20.00. The company has a current ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 366.82. Stagecoach Group has a 12-month low of GBX 113.90 ($1.49) and a 12-month high of GBX 184.70 ($2.41).
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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