Homeserve plc (HSV) Insider Richard Harpin Acquires 14 Shares

Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) insider Richard Harpin purchased 14 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,094 ($14.30) per share, with a total value of £153.16 ($200.13).

Richard Harpin also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, April 23rd, Richard Harpin purchased 13 shares of Homeserve stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,140 ($14.90) per share, with a total value of £148.20 ($193.65).

HSV stock opened at GBX 1,167 ($15.25) on Wednesday. Homeserve plc has a one year low of GBX 793.50 ($10.37) and a one year high of GBX 1,171 ($15.30). The firm has a market capitalization of $3.87 billion and a PE ratio of 40.52. The company has a quick ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 64.44.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 4th will be paid a GBX 16.20 ($0.21) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 4th. This is a boost from Homeserve’s previous dividend of $5.20. Homeserve’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.69%.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. UBS Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($13.72) price target on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Thursday, April 4th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. HSBC cut shares of Homeserve to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.07) price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, April 29th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 850 ($11.11) price target on shares of Homeserve in a research note on Thursday, April 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,050 ($13.72).

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About Homeserve

HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to household customers under the HomeServe brand. It offers plumbing, drainage, electrics, water supply pipe, gas supply pipe, appliance repair, pest infestation, and locksmith services, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.

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