Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eleven analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,518.50 ($20.30).

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on CBG shares. Numis Securities reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($21.06) price target on shares of Close Brothers Group in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.39) price target on shares of Close Brothers Group in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,535 ($20.52) target price on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Barclays cut their target price on shares of Close Brothers Group from GBX 1,550 ($20.72) to GBX 1,450 ($19.39) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th.

In other news, insider Rebekah Etherington sold 779 shares of Close Brothers Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,155 ($15.44), for a total transaction of £8,997.45 ($12,030.28). Insiders have bought a total of 32 shares of company stock worth $44,568 in the last ninety days.

Shares of Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) traded up GBX 4 ($0.05) during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 1,459 ($19.51). 187,195 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 342,518. The company has a market cap of $2,210.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,139.84. Close Brothers Group has a 1-year low of GBX 1,315 ($17.58) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,715 ($22.93).

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Close Brothers Group Company Profile

Close Brothers Group plc is a merchant banking company. The Company provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The Company operates through three segments: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. The Banking segment provides lending to small businesses and individuals, with an emphasis on specialist finance.

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