SThree Plc (STHR) Receives Hold Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

SThree Plc (LON:STHR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 320 ($3.91) target price on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 3.06% from the company’s current price.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 370 ($4.52) price target on shares of SThree Plc in a research note on Friday. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price target on SThree Plc from GBX 280 ($3.42) to GBX 320 ($3.91) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 6th. Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their price target on SThree Plc from GBX 285 ($3.48) to GBX 325 ($3.97) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, December 16th. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc upgraded SThree Plc to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the company from GBX 270 ($3.30) to GBX 320 ($3.91) in a research note on Monday, November 21st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. SThree Plc currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 341 ($4.17).

Analyst Recommendations for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)

SThree Plc (LON:STHR) traded up 1.95% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 313.00. 49,266 shares of the company traded hands. SThree Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 221.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 355.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 396.59 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 318.25 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 283.12.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 9.30 ($0.11) per share. This is a boost from SThree Plc’s previous dividend of $4.70. This represents a dividend yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 4th.

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In other news, insider Gary Elden sold 120,000 shares of SThree Plc stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 318 ($3.89), for a total transaction of £381,600 ($466,560.70). Also, insider Alex Smith sold 33,826 shares of SThree Plc stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 322 ($3.94), for a total value of £108,919.72 ($133,169.97). Over the last ninety days, insiders have bought 181 shares of company stock worth $58,604 and have sold 464,427 shares worth $147,892,426.

SThree Plc Company Profile

SThree plc is an international staffing company, which provides specialist recruitment services in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries. The Company provides permanent and contract staff to sectors, including information and communication technology (ICT), banking and finance, life sciences, engineering and energy.

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