Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP) shares reached a new 52-week low on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 99 ($1.31) and last traded at GBX 100.50 ($1.33), with a volume of 796,217 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 100.50 ($1.33).

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on ESP shares. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 125 ($1.66) price objective on shares of Empiric Student Property PLC in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd lowered Empiric Student Property PLC to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 94 ($1.25) price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, September 15th.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1.06 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1.06. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 503.79 million.

In other Empiric Student Property PLC news, insider Paul Hadaway purchased 46,000 shares of Empiric Student Property PLC stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 107 ($1.42) per share, with a total value of £49,220 ($65,287.17). Also, insider Timothy Attlee sold 130,521 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 112 ($1.49), for a total value of £146,183.52 ($193,903.06).

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About Empiric Student Property PLC

Empiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investing in the purpose-built student accommodation in central locations in the university cities and towns in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of student accommodation assets in the United Kingdom.

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