Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) insider Martin Palmer acquired 15 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,046 ($13.67) per share, with a total value of £156.90 ($205.02).

Martin Palmer also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, March 18th, Martin Palmer acquired 13 shares of Bovis Homes Group stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,157 ($15.12) per share, with a total value of £150.41 ($196.54).

BVS stock traded up GBX 8 ($0.10) during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1,054 ($13.77). 223,758 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 665,639. The stock has a market cap of $1.42 billion and a PE ratio of 10.38. Bovis Homes Group plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 818.60 ($10.70) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,311.50 ($17.14). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.43, a quick ratio of 0.69 and a current ratio of 5.13.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 38 ($0.50) per share. This represents a yield of 3.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. Bovis Homes Group’s payout ratio is 0.56%.

A number of research firms have weighed in on BVS. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Thursday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “underweight” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Friday, March 22nd. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,055 ($13.79) price objective on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. Finally, Barclays decreased their price objective on Bovis Homes Group from GBX 1,234 ($16.12) to GBX 1,211 ($15.82) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, February 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,120.42 ($14.64).

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Bovis Homes Group Company Profile

Bovis Homes Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a builder of homes in the United Kingdom. The company offers two-bed to six-bed family homes. As of December 31, 2017, it had a consented land bank of 17,096 plots. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in West Malling, the United Kingdom.

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