Assura (LON:AGR) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Barclays

Barclays started coverage on shares of Assura (LON:AGR) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The firm issued an overweight rating and a GBX 81 ($1.06) price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Assura in a research report on Tuesday. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 62 ($0.81) price objective on shares of Assura in a research note on Tuesday, November 12th. Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 76 ($0.99) target price on shares of Assura in a research report on Tuesday, November 12th. Finally, Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Assura in a research note on Friday, November 29th. They issued a hold rating and a GBX 75 ($0.98) target price for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 69.33 ($0.91).

AGR stock opened at GBX 78 ($1.02) on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $1.88 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.94. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 73.92 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 68.64. Assura has a one year low of GBX 52.50 ($0.69) and a one year high of GBX 77.30 ($1.01). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 58.74, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.79.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 12th will be paid a GBX 0.70 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. This is a boost from Assura’s previous dividend of $0.69. This represents a yield of 0.91%. Assura’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.88%.

In other Assura news, insider Orla Ball sold 9,733 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 71 ($0.93), for a total value of £6,910.43 ($9,029.70).

Assura Company Profile

Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property. The company, headquartered in Warrington, works with GPs, health professionals and the NHS to create innovative property solutions in order to facilitate delivery of high-quality patient care in the community.

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