Gocompare.Com Group PLC (GOCO) Insider Acquires £150.54 in Stock

Gocompare.Com Group PLC (LON:GOCO) insider Nick Wrighton bought 193 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, April 8th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 78 ($1.02) per share, with a total value of £150.54 ($196.71).

Nick Wrighton also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, March 6th, Nick Wrighton bought 207 shares of Gocompare.Com Group stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 73 ($0.95) per share, with a total value of £151.11 ($197.45).

GOCO stock traded down GBX 0.10 ($0.00) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 86 ($1.12). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 330,319 shares, compared to its average volume of 522,491. Gocompare.Com Group PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 61.40 ($0.80) and a 1 year high of GBX 143 ($1.87). The stock has a market cap of $359.86 million and a P/E ratio of 13.65.

Gocompare.Com Group (LON:GOCO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 28th. The company reported GBX 7.80 ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 7.90 ($0.10) by GBX (0.10) ($0.00). As a group, equities research analysts forecast that Gocompare.Com Group PLC will post 704 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 9th will be paid a GBX 0.80 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.22%. Gocompare.Com Group’s payout ratio is presently 0.32%.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Gocompare.Com Group in a research note on Wednesday, February 13th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price objective on Gocompare.Com Group from GBX 125 ($1.63) to GBX 135 ($1.76) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 75 ($0.98) price objective on shares of Gocompare.Com Group in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Berenberg Bank reduced their price objective on Gocompare.Com Group from GBX 150 ($1.96) to GBX 120 ($1.57) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, March 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reduced their price objective on Gocompare.Com Group from GBX 130 ($1.70) to GBX 120 ($1.57) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, March 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Gocompare.Com Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 113.83 ($1.49).

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Gocompare.Com Group Company Profile

GoCompare.com Group plc operates an Internet-based price comparison Website for financial and non-financial products in the United Kingdom. The company's Gocompare.com Website enables people to compare the costs and features of various insurance policies, financial products, and energy tariffs. It provides comparison services for car, motorbike, van, taxi, motorhome, breakdown, home, landlord, student, travel, and pet insurance products, as well as strategic initiatives in the areas of money, energy, home services, life and protection insurance, and other products.

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