Pets at Home Group Plc (LON:PETS) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Pets at Home Group Plc (LON: PETS) were given an average “buy” recommendation by the seven research firms covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five analysts issued a buy recommendation for the company. The average one-year price target among brokers that issued ratings for the stock in the past year is GBX 525 ($7.07).

Several research analysts have recently released stock reports. Peel Hunt reiterated the “plus” rating and issued a 525 GBX price target ($7.07) on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 3rd. Shore Capital reaffirmed its “under review” rating on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Tuesday, November 23rd. Liberum Capital reclassified a “buy” rating to shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Monday, December 6th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft re-established a “buy” rating and set a GBX 555 ($7.48) price target on pet stock in Home Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 17th. Finally, Peel Hunt recast the “add” rating and set a 525 GBX price target ($7.07) on Pets at Home Group stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 3rd.

Home Group’s pet stock opened at GBX 462.34 ($6.23) on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 49.13, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a trading ratio of 0.86. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 469.99. The company has a market capitalization of £2.31 billion and a price-earnings ratio of 18.95. Pets in the Home Group have a one-year low of GBX 367.60 ($4.95) and a one-year high of GBX 524.50 ($7.07).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 7. On Thursday, December 2nd, shareholders of record will be issued a GBX 4.30 ($0.06) dividend per share. The date of exclusion from these earnings is Thursday, December 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.9%. The Home Group’s pet payout ratio is 0.33%.

About Pets in Home Group

Pets Home Group Plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialist retailer of pet food, pet related products and pet supplies in the United Kingdom. The company offers a range of pet foods for dogs, cats, small animals, fish, reptiles and birds. It also provides pet supplies, including cat litter, collars, string and tools, bedding, housing, feeding, health and hygiene, travel, training, and breeding products for dogs, cats, small mammals, fish, birds and reptiles.

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