JD Sports Fashion plc (Ron: J.D. – get rating) has an average rating of ‘moderate buy’ from the 10 analysts currently covering the company, market beat report. One of her stock research analysts rated the stock with a hold recommendation, and nine issued a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target for brokers that issued stock ratings last year is GBX 261.43 ($3.15).
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A number of research analysts have recently published reports on the JD stock. Royal Bank of Canada raises JD Sports Fashion’s stock price target from his GBX 150 ($1.81) to his GBX 185 ($2.23), giving it an ‘Outperform’ rating in its research notes on Thursday, Jan. 19 gave. Shore Capital reissued a ‘buy’ rating to JD Sports Fashion’s shares in a research note on Monday, Dec. 19. Deutsche Bank lowered his price target on JD Sports Fashion shares from GBX 735 ($8.85) to GBX 630 ($7.59) on Thursday, Oct. 27, giving it a ‘buy’ rating. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “buy” rating on JD Sports Fashion shares in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Barclays reiterated its ‘Overweight’ rating in his Monday 16th January research report, announcing his price target for JD Sports Fashion stock at GBX 185 ($2.23).
JD Sports Fashion stock up 0.7%
shares of JD Opened Wednesday at GBX 180.75 ($2.18). JD Sports Fashion has a 12-month low of GBX 88.40 ($1.06) and a 12-month high of GBX 186.65 ($2.25). The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 150.83 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 127.47. The stock has a market capitalization of £9.36bn, a PE ratio of 3,012.50, a P/E/G ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt to equity ratio of 91.09.
In related news, insider Andy Higginson purchased 159,704 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 11th. Shares were purchased at an average price of 151 GBX ($1.82) per share for a total of £241,153.04 ($290,405.88). His 52.10% of shares are owned by insiders.
About JD Sports Fashion
JD Sports Fashion plc is a retailer of branded sports fashion and outdoor clothing, footwear, accessories and equipment for children, women and men. It operates through the Sports Fashion and Outdoor segments. The company also retails leisure equipment, sporting goods, fishing gear, watches, jewelry, camping equipment, boats, bicycles, and sells sports apparel and accessories, footwear, and apparel.
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