J Sainsbury plc (OTCMKTS:JSAIY) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the ten brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company.
Several research analysts have recently commented on JSAIY shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered J Sainsbury from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. ValuEngine downgraded J Sainsbury from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Goldman Sachs Group raised J Sainsbury from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 27th. Bank of America downgraded J Sainsbury from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, Barclays raised J Sainsbury from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 22nd.
OTCMKTS JSAIY traded down $0.17 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $9.57. 145,644 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 76,990. J Sainsbury has a 1-year low of $9.50 and a 1-year high of $17.69. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $10.04. The company has a quick ratio of 0.50, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11.
J Sainsbury plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Retail Food; Retail General Merchandise and Clothing; Financial Services; and Property Investment.
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