Stifel Nicolaus reissued their hold rating on shares of Ferguson (OTCMKTS:FERGY) in a research note published on Tuesday, May 7th, Briefing.com Automated Import reports.
A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on FERGY. Zacks Investment Research raised Ferguson from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded Ferguson from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. BNP Paribas restated an underperform rating on shares of Ferguson in a report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Ferguson from a neutral rating to an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday, March 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $7.75.
FERGY traded up $0.00 on Tuesday, hitting $6.45. 149,411 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 408,586. The company has a market cap of $14.95 billion, a PE ratio of 14.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 1.01. Ferguson has a 12-month low of $5.95 and a 12-month high of $8.67.
The business also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 5th were issued a dividend of $0.053 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, April 4th. Ferguson’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.73%.
Ferguson Company Profile
Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Central Europe. It offers plumbing and heating solutions to customers in the residential, municipal, civil and industrial markets, and commercial sectors for repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI), as well as new construction markets.
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