Published On: Sun, Sep 18th, 2016

Beazley PLC’s (BEZ) “Overweight” Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Monday.
Several other brokerages also recently commented on BEZ. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on Beazley PLC from GBX 330 ($4.40) to GBX 360 ($4.79) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Beazley PLC currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 354.50 ($4.72).
Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) traded down 0.15% during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 398.90. The company had a trading volume of 1,633,582 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 397.03 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 366.45. Beazley PLC has a one year low of GBX 313.90 and a one year high of GBX 408.40. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.05 billion.

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The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 4th were issued a GBX 3.50 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 4th.
In other Beazley PLC news, insider Sauerland,John purchased 10,000 shares of Beazley PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 13th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 408 ($5.43) per share, for a total transaction of £40,800 ($54,342.04).

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