Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a note issued to investors on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on CRST. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Crest Nicholson in a research report on Tuesday, February 4th. They set an “underperform” rating and a GBX 445 ($5.85) price objective for the company. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Crest Nicholson in a research report on Wednesday, February 5th. UBS Group lifted their price objective on shares of Crest Nicholson from GBX 385 ($5.06) to GBX 500 ($6.58) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Crest Nicholson to an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 450 ($5.92) price objective for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, February 4th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their target price on shares of Crest Nicholson from GBX 370 ($4.87) to GBX 420 ($5.52) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Crest Nicholson presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 448.82 ($5.90).

CRST stock traded up GBX 6.10 ($0.08) during midday trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 188.40 ($2.48). 8,427,306 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,510,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 15.61, a current ratio of 3.47 and a quick ratio of 0.74. The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 452.41 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 413.09. Crest Nicholson has a one year low of GBX 330 ($4.34) and a one year high of GBX 524 ($6.89). The firm has a market capitalization of $484.04 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.87.

In other Crest Nicholson news, insider Leslie Van de Walle sold 16,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 497 ($6.54), for a total transaction of £79,520 ($104,604.05). Also, insider Iain Ferguson bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 463 ($6.09) per share, for a total transaction of £46,300 ($60,905.02).

Crest Nicholson Company Profile

Crest Nicholson Holdings plc builds homes in the United Kingdom. It develops apartments, houses, regeneration schemes, and garden villages; and commercial properties. The company serves first-time buyers, families, and investors. Crest Nicholson Holdings plc was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Chertsey, the United Kingdom.

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