November 23, 2016 - By Clifton Ray
In analysts report published on Wednesday morning, Beazley (LON:BEZ) stock had its Buy Rating kept by stock analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a GBX 450.00 target price on company. Canaccord Genuity’s target suggests a potential upside of 16.82% from the company’s last stock price.
Out of 12 analysts covering Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ), 7 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 58% are positive. GBX 465 is the highest target while GBX 283 is the lowest. The GBX 400.20 average target is 3.97% above today’s (GBX 384.92) stock price. Beazley PLC has been the topic of 76 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. Peel Hunt maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 360 target price in Thursday, October 6 report. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Thursday, November 12 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Bernstein. The company was initiated on Wednesday, February 3 by JP Morgan. As per Thursday, December 10, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Peel Hunt given on Monday, October 10. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, March 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 4 by Shore Capital.
About 275,550 shares traded hands. Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) has risen 18.10% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.77% the S&P500.
Beazley plc is a holding company for the Beazley group, which is engaged in the specialist risk insurance and reinsurance business. The company has a market cap of 2.01 billion GBP.
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By Clifton Ray