Insider Buying: JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) Insider Buys £91,950 in Stock
JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) insider Peter Alan Cowgill acquired 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 25th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 613 ($8.01) per share, for a total transaction of £91,950 ($120,148.96).
LON:JD opened at GBX 630.20 ($8.23) on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $6.13 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.43. JD Sports Fashion PLC has a twelve month low of GBX 318.50 ($4.16) and a twelve month high of GBX 648.60 ($8.48). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.70, a quick ratio of 0.37 and a current ratio of 1.32. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 605.84.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on JD. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 100 ($1.31) price objective on shares of in a research report on Monday, July 1st. Credit Suisse Group cut their price objective on shares of from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 105 ($1.37) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 21st. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group in a research report on Friday, June 28th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Thursday. Finally, UBS Group raised shares of Hershey from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $100.00 to $145.00 in a research report on Monday, July 22nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, JD Sports Fashion currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 658.33 ($8.60).
JD Sports Fashion Plc engages in the retail of branded sports fashionwear, and outdoor clothing and equipment for kids, women, and men. It operates through Sports Fashion and Outdoor segments. The company retails sports and fashion clothing, footwear, equipment, and sports and leisure goods, as well as distributes sports clothing and accessories, footwear and apparel, and rugby clothing and accessories.
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