JD Sports Fashion plc (LON:JD – Get Rating ) insider Andy Higginson bought 159,704 shares of JD Sports Fashion stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 151 ($1.84) per share, for a total value of £241,153.04 ($293,802.44).
JD Sports Fashion Price Performance
Shares of LON:JD opened at GBX 150.75 ($1.84) on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 121.66, and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 118.77. The stock has a market cap of £7.78 billion and a PE ratio of 2,348.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 91.09, a quick ratio of 0.71, and a current ratio of 1.50. JD Sports Fashion plc has a one year low of GBX 88.40 ($1.08) and a one year high of GBX 229.40 ($2.79).
Analysts set new price targets
Several research firms recently commented on JD. Barclays cut their target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion from GBX 185 ($2.25) to GBX 175 ($2.13) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, September 26th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 190 ($2.31) price objective on shares of JD Sports Fashion in a research note on Monday, September 26th. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of JD Sports Fashion in a research note on Monday, December 19th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price objective on shares of JD Sports Fashion from GBX 735 ($8.95) to GBX 630 ($7.68) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a “hold” rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a GBX 262.14 ($3.19) target price, according to MarketBeat.com .
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 goods, sporting goods, fishing tackle, watches, jewellery, camping goods, boats and bicycles, and also distributes sportswear and accessories, footwear and apparel.
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