Insider Buying: easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) Insider Buys £150 in Stock
easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) insider Andrew Findlay purchased 10 shares of easyJet stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,500 ($19.73) per share, with a total value of £150 ($197.32).
Andrew Findlay also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, December 19th, Andrew Findlay sold 3,890 shares of easyJet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,429 ($18.80), for a total transaction of £55,588.10 ($73,122.99).
- On Tuesday, December 10th, Andrew Findlay acquired 11 shares of easyJet stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,348 ($17.73) per share, for a total transaction of £148.28 ($195.05).
- On Monday, November 11th, Andrew Findlay acquired 11 shares of easyJet stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,313 ($17.27) per share, for a total transaction of £144.43 ($189.99).
LON EZJ opened at GBX 1,499.50 ($19.73) on Thursday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 1,409.43 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 1,172.26. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 63.95. easyJet plc has a 12-month low of GBX 840 ($11.05) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,557.50 ($20.49). The firm has a market capitalization of $5.95 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.08.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. HSBC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($22.36) price objective on shares of easyJet in a research note on Thursday, December 19th. Main First Bank upped their target price on easyJet from GBX 950 ($12.50) to GBX 1,400 ($18.42) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, December 6th. Societe Generale increased their target price on easyJet from GBX 1,000 ($13.15) to GBX 1,280 ($16.84) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 29th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($14.47) price target on shares of easyJet in a report on Tuesday, November 19th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised easyJet to an “overweight” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 1,000 ($13.15) to GBX 1,800 ($23.68) in a research report on Tuesday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,348.86 ($17.74).
easyJet Company Profile
easyJet plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an airline carrier primarily in Europe. As of September 30, 2018, the company operated 979 routes and a fleet of 315 aircraft. It also engages in the trading and leasing of aircraft; and the provision of graphic design services. easyJet plc was founded in 1995 and is based in Luton, the United Kingdom.
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