J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) insider John Rogers bought 57 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 201 ($2.63) per share, for a total transaction of £114.57 ($149.71).
John Rogers also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, June 13th, John Rogers purchased 58 shares of J Sainsbury stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 197 ($2.57) per share, for a total transaction of £114.26 ($149.30).
- On Thursday, May 16th, John Rogers purchased 56 shares of J Sainsbury stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 205 ($2.68) per share, for a total transaction of £114.80 ($150.01).
- On Thursday, April 18th, John Rogers purchased 51 shares of J Sainsbury stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 228 ($2.98) per share, for a total transaction of £116.28 ($151.94).
Shares of LON:SBRY opened at GBX 199.60 ($2.61) on Friday. The company has a market cap of $4.41 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.43. J Sainsbury plc has a 12 month low of GBX 185.30 ($2.42) and a 12 month high of GBX 341.80 ($4.47). The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 197.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.73, a current ratio of 0.67 and a quick ratio of 0.46.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 6th were issued a dividend of GBX 7.90 ($0.10) per share. This represents a yield of 3.55%. This is an increase from J Sainsbury’s previous dividend of $3.10. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 6th. J Sainsbury’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1.24%.
SBRY has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on shares of EXACT Sciences from $100.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. UBS Group set a $54.00 price target on shares of Westlake Chemical and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded shares of Walmart from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $101.80 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. Deutsche Bank boosted their price target on shares of Spirit Airlines from $75.00 to $79.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. Finally, HSBC cut shares of Ferrari from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 236.60 ($3.09).
J Sainsbury Company Profile
J Sainsbury plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Retail Food; Retail General Merchandise and Clothing; Financial Services; and Property Investment.
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