Numis Securities reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) in a research note published on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
A number of other brokerages also recently commented on BVS. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a report on Wednesday, January 16th. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, January 16th. UBS Group restated a neutral rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Thursday, January 17th. Berenberg Bank lowered their price objective on Bovis Homes Group from GBX 1,370 ($17.90) to GBX 1,230 ($16.07) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 28th. Finally, Barclays lowered their price objective on Bovis Homes Group from GBX 1,234 ($16.12) to GBX 1,211 ($15.82) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, February 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,120.42 ($14.64).
Shares of LON:BVS traded down GBX 8 ($0.10) during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1,046 ($13.67). 241,626 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 665,639. The company has a current ratio of 5.13, a quick ratio of 0.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.43. Bovis Homes Group has a 52-week low of GBX 818.60 ($10.70) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,311.50 ($17.14). The firm has a market cap of $1.42 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.31.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 28th will be given a GBX 38 ($0.50) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 3.57%. Bovis Homes Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.56%.
Bovis Homes Group Company Profile
Bovis Homes Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a builder of homes in the United Kingdom. The company offers two-bed to six-bed family homes. As of December 31, 2017, it had a consented land bank of 17,096 plots. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in West Malling, the United Kingdom.
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