A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Britvic (LON: BVIC) recently:

  • 2/7/2018 – Britvic had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from GBX 760 ($10.50) to GBX 765 ($10.57). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2018 – Britvic had its price target lowered by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 800 ($11.05) to GBX 780 ($10.78). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2018 – Britvic was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to an “overweight” rating. They now have a GBX 870 ($12.02) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 810 ($11.19).
  • 2/1/2018 – Britvic had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a GBX 810 ($11.19) price target on the stock.
  • 1/31/2018 – Britvic had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 1/31/2018 – Britvic had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 785 ($10.85) price target on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – Britvic had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 700 ($9.67) to GBX 950 ($13.13). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/17/2018 – Britvic had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a GBX 810 ($11.19) price target on the stock.
  • 1/8/2018 – Britvic had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 620 ($8.57) to GBX 680 ($9.39). They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

Britvic Plc (LON BVIC) opened at GBX 674 ($9.31) on Tuesday. Britvic Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 619.50 ($8.56) and a 12 month high of GBX 839 ($11.59). The stock has a market capitalization of $1,740.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,604.76.

Britvic (LON:BVIC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 29th. The company reported GBX 52.90 ($0.73) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of GBX 49.70 ($0.69) by GBX 3.20 ($0.04). Britvic had a return on equity of 51.61% and a net margin of 9.31%. The firm had revenue of GBX 154.08 billion during the quarter.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were paid a dividend of GBX 19.30 ($0.27) per share. This is a positive change from Britvic’s previous dividend of $7.20. This represents a yield of 2.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th.

In other news, insider Matt Barwell sold 7,720 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 800 ($11.05), for a total value of £61,760 ($85,327.44). Also, insider John Patrick Daly bought 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 795 ($10.98) per share, with a total value of £55,650 ($76,885.88).

Britvic plc is a United Kingdom-based soft drinks company. The Company operates in the soft drinks manufacturing and distribution industry. It operates through six segments: GB stills, GB carbs, Ireland, France, Brazil and International. The GB stills and GB carbs segments include its operations in the United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland.

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