Insider Buying: ASOS plc (LON:ASC) Insider Buys 4,200 Shares of Stock

ASOS plc (LON:ASC) insider Adam Crozier purchased 4,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 18th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 2,384 ($31.15) per share, for a total transaction of £100,128 ($130,834.97).

LON ASC opened at GBX 2,181 ($28.50) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.69, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.11. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 2,876.06. ASOS plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,033 ($26.56) and a 12 month high of GBX 6,298 ($82.29). The company has a market cap of $1.83 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.08.

A number of analysts have commented on ASC shares. Numis Securities downgraded shares of Whitbread to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 5,400 ($70.56) price target on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. UBS Group downgraded shares of to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 3,300 ($43.12) to GBX 3,500 ($45.73) in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. Barclays boosted their price target on shares of from $65.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price target on shares of Patterson-UTI Energy to $21.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 18th. Finally, Peel Hunt downgraded shares of ASOS to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 4,000 ($52.27) to GBX 3,000 ($39.20) in a research report on Thursday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 4,061.13 ($53.07).

About ASOS

ASOS Plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online fashion retailer in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Russia. The company offers womenswear, menswear, and sportswear products. It sells approximately 85,000 branded and ASOS brand products primarily through its Website,, as well as through social media platforms and magazines.

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