GKN plc (LON:GKN) had its price objective increased by Peel Hunt from GBX 445 ($5.60) to GBX 475 ($5.98) in a research note released on Tuesday. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Bank of America Corp reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 365 ($4.59) price objective on shares of GKN plc in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 370 ($4.66) price objective on shares of GKN plc in a research note on Monday, December 12th. Berenberg Bank reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 346 ($4.35) price objective on shares of GKN plc in a research note on Tuesday, December 6th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 395 ($4.97) price objective on shares of GKN plc in a research note on Monday, December 5th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a buy rating on shares of GKN plc in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 368.93 ($4.64).

Shares of GKN plc (LON:GKN) opened at 351.30 on Tuesday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 6.02 billion. GKN plc has a 52 week low of GBX 249.40 and a 52 week high of GBX 379.30. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 364.01 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 337.40.

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The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be given a GBX 5.90 ($0.07) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.64%. This is an increase from GKN plc’s previous dividend of $2.95.

In other GKN plc news, insider Kevin Cummings sold 18,279 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 360 ($4.53), for a total value of £65,804.40 ($82,824.92).

About GKN plc

GKN plc is a global engineering company. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture and service of systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. The Company operates in four segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Land Systems. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services.

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