Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 566.67 ($7.38).

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on DCG shares. Numis Securities reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 590 ($7.69) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Friday, May 25th. Peel Hunt dropped their target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group from GBX 650 ($8.47) to GBX 630 ($8.21) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, May 30th. Credit Suisse Group dropped their target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group from GBX 600 ($7.82) to GBX 550 ($7.16) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, June 4th. Societe Generale dropped their target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group from GBX 610 ($7.95) to GBX 530 ($6.90) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. Finally, Barclays dropped their target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group from GBX 580 ($7.56) to GBX 550 ($7.16) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 14th.

Shares of LON:DCG traded down GBX 1.20 ($0.02) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 463.80 ($6.04). 1,000,518 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 335,258. Dairy Crest Group has a 12 month low of GBX 503 ($6.55) and a 12 month high of GBX 654 ($8.52).

About Dairy Crest Group

Dairy Crest Group plc processes and markets branded dairy products in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company offers cheese products under the Cathedral City, Davidstow, and Chedds brands; butters, spreads, and oils under the Clover, Country Life, Utterly Butterly, Vitalite, Willow, and Frylight brands.

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