Vistry Group PLC (LON:VTY) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Vistry Group PLC (LON:VTYGet Rating) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,038.40 ($12.28).

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on VTY shares. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 772 ($9.13) price objective on shares of Vistry Group in a report on Friday, September 2nd. Berenberg Bank downgraded Vistry Group to a “hold” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from GBX 1,560 ($18.45) to GBX 840 ($9.93) in a report on Monday, September 12th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their price objective on Vistry Group from GBX 1,241 ($14.67) to GBX 710 ($8.40) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 20th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Vistry Group to an “underweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 21st.

Vistry Group Stock Performance

Shares of VTY opened at GBX 627.50 ($7.42) on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of £2.17 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 633.84. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 618.09 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 770.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 14.39, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 2.28.

Vistry Group Cuts Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th were issued a dividend of GBX 23 ($0.27) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 6th. This represents a yield of 2.87%. Vistry Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 6,363.64%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, insider Earl Sibley purchased 6,172 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 804 ($9.51) per share, for a total transaction of £49,622.88 ($58,676.69). In other Vistry Group news, insider Earl Sibley acquired 6,172 shares of Vistry Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 804 ($9.51) per share, for a total transaction of £49,622.88 ($58,676.69). Also, insider Greg Fitzgerald acquired 393,348 shares of Vistry Group stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 19th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 554 ($6.55) per share, with a total value of £2,179,147.92 ($2,576,738.70). Over the last 90 days, insiders purchased 399,592 shares of company stock worth $222,922,560.

About Vistry Group

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Vistry Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a housebuilder in the United Kingdom. The company offers one-bedroom to five-bedroom family homes. As of December 31, 2021, it had 42,770 controlled land bank plots and 40,000 strategic land bank plots. The company was formerly known as Bovis Homes Group PLC and changed its name to Vistry Group PLC in January 2020.

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