Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) insider Chris O?Shea bought 190 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 79 ($1.03) per share, for a total transaction of £150.10 ($196.13).
Chris O?Shea also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Tuesday, October 1st, Chris O?Shea purchased 200 shares of Centrica stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 75 ($0.98) per share, with a total value of £150 ($196.00).
Shares of LON:CNA opened at GBX 80.94 ($1.06) on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $4.68 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -7.56. Centrica PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 63.99 ($0.84) and a 1 year high of GBX 140.70 ($1.84). The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 181.72. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 75.13 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 79.24.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on CNA shares. Citigroup raised shares of Centrica to a “buy” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from GBX 128 ($1.67) to GBX 100 ($1.31) in a research note on Wednesday. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating on shares of Centrica in a research note on Thursday, November 14th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded Centrica to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 90 ($1.18) target price for the company in a report on Thursday, September 19th. Berenberg Bank decreased their target price on Centrica from GBX 140 ($1.83) to GBX 80 ($1.05) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, September 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 75 ($0.98) price target (down previously from GBX 110 ($1.44)) on shares of Centrica in a report on Thursday, September 5th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and three 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 92.50 ($1.21).
Centrica Company Profile
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Norway, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through Centrica Consumer, Centrica Business, and Exploration & Production segments. It supplies gas and electricity to residential customers, as well as offers energy-related services; and generates power from combined cycle gas turbines and nuclear assets.
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