easyJet (EZJ) Upgraded to “Hold” by Panmure Gordon

Panmure Gordon upgraded shares of easyJet (LON:EZJ) to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has GBX 1,300 ($17.50) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 1,100 ($14.80).

EZJ has been the topic of a number of other research reports. reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) target price (up previously from GBX 1,550 ($20.86)) on shares of easyJet in a research note on Monday, September 4th. UBS reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of easyJet in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a sell rating and set a GBX 1,100 ($14.80) target price on shares of easyJet in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Deutsche Bank set a GBX 1,310 ($17.63) target price on easyJet and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an underweight rating and set a GBX 1,380 ($18.57) target price on shares of easyJet in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. easyJet presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,395.04 ($18.78).

easyJet (EZJ) traded up GBX 1 ($0.01) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,427 ($19.21). The stock had a trading volume of 1,792,505 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,480,000. easyJet has a 1 year low of GBX 906.39 ($12.20) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,468.01 ($19.76).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be issued a dividend of GBX 40.90 ($0.55) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 1st. This represents a yield of 3%.

In other easyJet news, insider Johan Lundgren purchased 20,000 shares of easyJet stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,442 ($19.41) per share, with a total value of £288,400 ($388,156.12). Also, insider Andrew Findlay sold 3,243 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,383 ($18.61), for a total value of £44,850.69 ($60,364.32). In the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 20,403 shares of company stock valued at $29,367,632.

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easyJet Company Profile

easyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based low-cost airline carrier. The Company operates as a low-cost European point-to-point short-haul airline. The Company operates through its route network segment. The Company operates on over 820 routes across more than 30 countries with its fleet of over 250 Airbus aircrafts.

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