Shares of RPC Group PLC (LON:RPC) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,175.71 ($15.72).
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($16.71) price objective on shares of RPC Group in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,130 ($15.11) price objective on shares of RPC Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,140 ($15.24) price target on shares of RPC Group in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,180 ($15.78) price target on shares of RPC Group in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($15.38) price target on shares of RPC Group in a report on Tuesday, November 14th.
RPC Group (LON:RPC) traded down GBX 4.80 ($0.06) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 859.40 ($11.49). 2,646,775 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,960,000. RPC Group has a 52 week low of GBX 714.50 ($9.55) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,032 ($13.80). The firm has a market capitalization of $3,540.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,685.10.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 28th will be issued a dividend of GBX 7.80 ($0.10) per share. This represents a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.
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RPC Group Company Profile
RPC Group Plc is a plastic products design and engineering company. The Company offers a range of consumer products and technical components for the packaging and non-packaging markets. The Company’s business is organized into two segments: Packaging and Non-packaging. The Packaging business serves the food, nonfood (including (general industrial, agrochemical and automotive), personal care (mass personal care, cosmetics and beauty), beverage and healthcare ((pharmaceuticals) markets.
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