easyJet plc (EZJ.L) (LON:EZJ) Shares Gap Up to $892.20


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Shares of easyJet plc (EZJ.L) (LON:EZJ) gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at GBX 892.20 ($11.66), but opened at GBX 955 ($12.48). easyJet plc (EZJ.L) shares last traded at GBX 966.49 ($12.63), with a volume of 8,625,542 shares traded.

EZJ has been the topic of several recent research reports. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 900 ($11.76) price objective on shares of easyJet plc (EZJ.L) in a research note on Thursday, December 17th. Bank of America reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.41) target price on shares of easyJet plc (EZJ.L) in a research note on Wednesday, November 18th. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.07) price target on shares of easyJet plc (EZJ.L) in a report on Monday, January 18th. Berenberg Bank set a GBX 850 ($11.11) price objective on easyJet plc (EZJ.L) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 27th. Finally, Barclays lifted their target price on easyJet plc (EZJ.L) from GBX 630 ($8.23) to GBX 850 ($11.11) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 868.74 ($11.35).

The firm has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 787.99 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 683.15. The company has a market capitalization of £4.39 billion and a P/E ratio of -3.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 181.20, a current ratio of 0.67 and a quick ratio of 0.64.

In other easyJet plc (EZJ.L) news, insider Moni Mannings bought 2,622 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 2nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 763 ($9.97) per share, for a total transaction of £20,005.86 ($26,137.78).

easyJet plc (EZJ.L) Company Profile (LON:EZJ)

easyJet plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an airline carrier primarily in Europe. It also engages in the trading and leasing of aircrafts, as well as in tour operations; develops building projects; and provides financing services. As of September 30, 2020, the company operated 981 routes and a fleet of 342 aircrafts.

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