Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

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 Company Profile

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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Analyst Recommendations for Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)

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