Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,233 ($29.37).
Several research firms have recently weighed in on ADM. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Admiral Group in a report on Thursday. Goldman Sachs Group lowered their target price on shares of Admiral Group from GBX 2,542 ($33.44) to GBX 2,400 ($31.57) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 13th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Admiral Group in a report on Tuesday, November 19th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “sector performer” rating on shares of Admiral Group in a report on Wednesday, December 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Admiral Group in a report on Monday, January 6th.
In related news, insider Andy Crossley acquired 943 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 25th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 2,109 ($27.74) per share, with a total value of £19,887.87 ($26,161.37).
Shares of ADM traded up GBX 6 ($0.08) during trading hours on Friday, hitting GBX 2,330 ($30.65). The stock had a trading volume of 962,509 shares, compared to its average volume of 850,550. The company’s fifty day moving average is GBX 2,241.20 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 2,153.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.28, a current ratio of 1.10 and a quick ratio of 0.77. Admiral Group has a 52 week low of GBX 1,981 ($26.06) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,332 ($30.68). The stock has a market capitalization of $6.78 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.87.
Admiral Group Company Profile
Admiral Group plc provides car insurance products primarily in the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, France, and the United States. The company operates through four segments: UK Insurance, International Car Insurance, Price Comparison, and Other. It underwrites car insurance and other insurance products; offers van insurance and associated products primarily to small businesses, as well as general insurance products; and provides household insurance, and commercial vehicle insurance broking services.
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