BT Group plc Rating Reiterated by Nomura

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Barclays restated their overweight rating on shares of IG Group Holdings plc (LON: IGG) in a research note published on Friday morning, Market Beat reports. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd increased their target price on shares of Croda global Plc from GBX 2,906 ($44.84) to GBX 2,977 ($45.93) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, July 23rd.

They now have a GBX 1,005 ($15.51) target price on the stock. The company has a market cap of 373.76M GBP and a P/E ratio of 0. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 723 ($11.16) per share, with a total value of £49,749.63 ($76,762.27).

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 30th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.56%. The Company's portfolio of diversified industrial assets consists over 150 mining and metallurgical facilities, offshore oil production facilities, farms and agricultural facilities. The Company's operations are located and managed in seven business units: The Falkland Islands, Indonesia, Norway, Pakistan (including Mauritania), the United Kingdom, Vietnam and the Rest of the World. The Company provides around 31 million customers with long-term insurance, savings and investment, general insurance, health insurance, and fund management products and services.

In related news, insider Mogford, Steven L bought 41 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 12th. Electro components plc has a 12-month low of GBX 167.55 and a 12-month high of GBX 263.10. Credit Suisse reiterated an "underperform" rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.78) price target on shares of Electro components plc in a research report on Tuesday, October 13th. RBC Capital cut their price objective on shares of Electro components plc from GBX 180 ($2.78) to GBX 160 ($2.47) and set an "underperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 7th. The company's 50-day moving average price is GBX 83.97 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 69.71. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 515 ($7.95) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Thursday, October 29th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of GBX 206.86 ($3.19).