Shares of Virgin Money UK PLC (LON:VMUK) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 131.40 ($1.72).
Several analysts have recently weighed in on VMUK shares. Royal Bank of Canada lowered Virgin Money UK to a “sector performer” rating in a report on Thursday, July 30th. Citigroup upped their price target on Virgin Money UK from GBX 120 ($1.57) to GBX 130 ($1.70) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 9th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Virgin Money UK in a research report on Wednesday, July 29th. Barclays reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 100 ($1.31) target price on shares of Virgin Money UK in a research report on Thursday, July 30th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Virgin Money UK in a research report on Thursday.
Shares of LON:VMUK traded up GBX 0.78 ($0.01) on Friday, hitting GBX 90.06 ($1.18). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,358,725 shares. Virgin Money UK has a 12 month low of GBX 46.10 ($0.60) and a 12 month high of GBX 222.10 ($2.90). The company has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.74. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 92.83 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 104.29.
Virgin Money UK Company Profile
Virgin Money UK PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides retail and business banking products and services to individuals and businesses under the Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank, B, and Virgin Money brands in the United Kingdom. It operates through SME Banking and Retail Banking segments. The SME Banking segment offers a range of banking products and services, including business current accounts; and secured and unsecured term loans, business overdrafts, and invoice and asset financing products and services.
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