Pets at Home Group PLC (PETS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 136.67 ($1.79).
A number of brokerages have commented on PETS. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group increased their price target on shares of Pets at Home Group from GBX 96 ($1.25) to GBX 100 ($1.31) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 22nd. HSBC reduced their price target on shares of Pets at Home Group from GBX 185 ($2.42) to GBX 160 ($2.09) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Finally, Citigroup upgraded shares of Pets at Home Group to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 27th.
LON PETS traded down GBX 4.20 ($0.05) on Monday, reaching GBX 148.50 ($1.94). 800,191 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,140,000. Pets at Home Group has a 12 month low of GBX 102.20 ($1.34) and a 12 month high of GBX 165.80 ($2.17). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.64, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $742.50 million and a P/E ratio of 20.63.
Pets at Home Group Plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialist retailer of pet food, pet related products, and pet accessories in the United Kingdom. The company offers a range of diets for dogs, cats, small mammals, fish, reptiles, and birds. It also provides pet accessories, including collars, leads and harnesses, bedding, housing, feeding, health and hygiene, travel, training, and enrichment products for dogs, cats, small mammals, fish, birds, and reptiles.
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