Henry Boot (LON:BOOT) was upgraded by stock analysts at Peel Hunt to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, August 27th, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Separately, Numis Securities raised shares of Henry Boot to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 16th.
LON:BOOT traded up GBX 3 ($0.04) during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 248.50 ($3.25). 32,606 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 42,258. Henry Boot has a one year low of GBX 228.16 ($2.98) and a one year high of GBX 300 ($3.92). The company has a market capitalization of $327.58 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.34. The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 241.11 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 254.81. The company has a current ratio of 2.48, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 18.76.
In related news, insider Darren Littlewood bought 527 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 250 ($3.27) per share, with a total value of £1,317.50 ($1,721.55).
About Henry Boot
Henry Boot PLC invests in, develops, and trades in properties in the United Kingdom. It operates through Property Investment and Development, Land Promotion, and Construction segments. The company develops commercial properties and family homes. It is also involved in acquiring, promoting, developing, and trading in land.
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