https://mayfieldrecorder.com/2019/08/21/royal-mail-lonrmg-reaches-new-1-year-low-at-189-90.htmlRoyal Mail (LON:RMG) Reaches New 1-Year Low
Posted by Frank Smitson on Aug 21st, 2019
Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 189.90 ($2.48) and last traded at GBX 190.15 ($2.48), with a volume of 103147 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 189.65 ($2.48).
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. HSBC lowered shares of Royal Mail to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 216 ($2.82) in a report on Friday, June 7th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Royal Mail in a report on Tuesday. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on shares of Royal Mail in a report on Thursday, June 20th. Societe Generale raised shares of Royal Mail to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from GBX 235 ($3.07) to GBX 208 ($2.72) in a report on Friday, June 14th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Mail in a research report on Monday, June 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 250.46 ($3.27).
The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 210.06 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 235.49. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.04. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.90 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.94.
In other Royal Mail news, insider Rico Back bought 51,702 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 4th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 199 ($2.60) per share, for a total transaction of £102,886.98 ($134,440.06). Over the last quarter, insiders have purchased 251,796 shares of company stock worth $51,708,553.
Royal Mail Company Profile (LON:RMG)
Royal Mail plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an universal postal service provider in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other European countries. It offers parcels and letter delivery services under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands. The company also provides services for the collection, sorting, and delivery of parcels and letters; and designs and produces stamps and philatelic items, as well as offers media and marketing mail services.