Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Grafton Group (LON: GFTU) in the last few weeks:

  • 9/5/2019 – Grafton Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 970 ($12.67) price target on the stock.
  • 8/30/2019 – Grafton Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.
  • 8/30/2019 – Grafton Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a GBX 895 ($11.69) price target on the stock.
  • 8/30/2019 – Grafton Group was upgraded by analysts at Peel Hunt to an “add” rating.
  • 8/19/2019 – Grafton Group had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.
  • 8/13/2019 – Grafton Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 970 ($12.67) price target on the stock.
  • 7/16/2019 – Grafton Group had its price target lowered by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 1,010 ($13.20) to GBX 970 ($12.67). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of Grafton Group stock traded up GBX 11.50 ($0.15) on Friday, reaching GBX 761.50 ($9.95). The company had a trading volume of 297,860 shares, compared to its average volume of 524,986. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 718.58 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 812.34. The firm has a market cap of $1.81 billion and a PE ratio of 14.42. Grafton Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 626.50 ($8.19) and a 52-week high of GBX 938.50 ($12.26). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 68.48, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a current ratio of 1.61.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.50 ($0.08) per share. This represents a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 26th. Grafton Group’s payout ratio is currently 0.34%.

Grafton Group plc engages in the merchanting, retailing, and mortar manufacturing businesses in Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Its Merchanting segment distributes building and plumbing materials to professional trades people engaged in residential repair, maintenance, and improvement projects, as well as in residential and other new build construction.

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