BNP Paribas upgraded shares of J Sainsbury (OTCMKTS:JSAIY) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report report published on Friday, September 20th, Briefing.com Automated Import reports.
Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded J Sainsbury from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 28th. Barclays upgraded J Sainsbury from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report on Monday, July 22nd. UBS Group upgraded J Sainsbury from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 17th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group raised J Sainsbury from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, June 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. J Sainsbury has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $13.00.
Shares of JSAIY traded up $0.67 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $10.85. The company had a trading volume of 31,470 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,059. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.14, a PEG ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.91. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $10.30 and a two-hundred day moving average of $10.51. The company has a quick ratio of 0.50, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. J Sainsbury has a 52-week low of $8.61 and a 52-week high of $17.04.
J Sainsbury plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Retail – Food; Retail – General Merchandise and Clothing; Financial Services; and Property Investment.
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