Sabre Insurance Group plc (LON:SBRE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from Brokerages

Sabre Insurance Group plc (LON:SBREGet Rating) has received a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the six research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 195 ($2.36).

A number of research firms recently issued reports on SBRE. Barclays lowered their target price on Sabre Insurance Group from GBX 232 ($2.80) to GBX 222 ($2.68) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 123 ($1.49) price target on shares of Sabre Insurance Group in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price target on Sabre Insurance Group from GBX 230 ($2.78) to GBX 120 ($1.45) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Sabre Insurance Group in a research note on Friday, July 15th.

Sabre Insurance Group Price Performance

LON:SBRE opened at GBX 110 ($1.33) on Tuesday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 127.68 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 183.02. The firm has a market cap of £275 million and a P/E ratio of 1,833.33. Sabre Insurance Group has a 52-week low of GBX 100 ($1.21) and a 52-week high of GBX 242.50 ($2.93). The company has a quick ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 0.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03.

Sabre Insurance Group Cuts Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 18th will be paid a GBX 2.80 ($0.03) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 18th. This represents a yield of 2.73%. Sabre Insurance Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 140.00%.

Insider Buying and Selling at Sabre Insurance Group

In other Sabre Insurance Group news, insider Geoffrey Richard Carter bought 8,774 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, July 29th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 113 ($1.37) per share, with a total value of £9,914.62 ($11,979.97). In other Sabre Insurance Group news, insider Geoffrey Richard Carter bought 8,774 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, July 29th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 113 ($1.37) per share, with a total value of £9,914.62 ($11,979.97). Also, insider Andrew D. Pomfret bought 93,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 26th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 105 ($1.27) per share, for a total transaction of £97,650 ($117,991.78).

About Sabre Insurance Group

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Sabre Insurance Group plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the writing of general insurance for motor vehicles and motorcycles in the United Kingdom. It offers its products through a network of insurance brokers, as well as through its own direct brands, including Go Girl, Insure 2 Drive, and Drive Smart.

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