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 stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 151 ($1.84) per share, with 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 business’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 121.66 and its two-hundred 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 have recently commented on JD. Barclays reduced 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 reduced 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 research note 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. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 262.14 ($3.19).
About JD Sports Fashion
JD Sports Fashion plc engages in the retail of branded sports fashion and outdoor clothing, footwear, accessories, and equipment for kids, women, and men. It operates through Sports Fashion and Outdoor segments. The company also retails leisure goods, sports goods, fishing gear, watches, jewellery, camping goods, boats, and bicycles, as well as distributes sports apparel and accessories, footwear, and apparel.
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