A.G. Barr (LON:BAG) Shares Pass Above 200 Day Moving Average of $455.08

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Shares of A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $455.08 and traded as high as $492.00. A.G. Barr shares last traded at $487.00, with a volume of 222,472 shares.

BAG has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “house stock” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a report on Tuesday, September 22nd. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of A.G. Barr from GBX 380 ($4.97) to GBX 310 ($4.05) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. A.G. Barr presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 453.75 ($5.93).

The stock has a market cap of $521.50 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.68, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 1.34. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 414.46 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 455.14.

In related news, insider Jonathan David Kemp bought 13,250 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 400 ($5.23) per share, with a total value of £53,000 ($69,253.89). In the last three months, insiders have acquired 13,354 shares of company stock worth $5,344,888.

About A.G. Barr (LON:BAG)

A.G. BARR p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells soft drinks in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Carbonates, Still Drinks and Water, and Other segments. The company offers flavored, carbonated soft, sparkling and still soft, juice fruit, flavored energy, squash, non-carbonated, natural, and blended exotic juice drinks, as well as other juices and soft drinks; spring and sparkling water; mixers and iced tea; and fruit cocktail mixers, including purées and syrups.

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