Insider Buying: Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) Insider Acquires 73 Shares of Stock

Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) insider Mark Hodges bought 73 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 203 ($2.64) per share, for a total transaction of £148.19 ($192.98).

Mark Hodges also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 3rd, Mark Hodges acquired 74 shares of Centrica PLC stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 205 ($2.67) per share, for a total transaction of £151.70 ($197.55).

Shares of Centrica PLC (CNA) traded down 0.40% on Friday, hitting GBX 198.40. The stock had a trading volume of 12,171,286 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 10.88 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 203.21 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 210.92. Centrica PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 119.71 and a 1-year high of GBX 239.40.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.60 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 12th. This represents a yield of 1.83%.

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CNA has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. UBS AG downgraded Centrica PLC to a “neutral” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 255 ($3.32) to GBX 215 ($2.80) in a report on Monday, April 24th. Investec restated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.34) price objective on shares of Centrica PLC in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Centrica PLC from GBX 215 ($2.80) to GBX 200 ($2.60) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.08) target price on shares of Centrica PLC in a report on Sunday, July 9th. Finally, Barclays PLC raised their target price on Centrica PLC from GBX 195 ($2.54) to GBX 215 ($2.80) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, June 12th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 209.39 ($2.73).

Centrica PLC Company Profile

Centrica plc is an energy and services company. The Company’s segments include Energy Supply & Services-UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services-North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation and Centrica Storage.

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