Shares of JCDecaux SA (EPA:DEC) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €22.64 ($26.64).
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on DEC shares. UBS Group set a €15.00 ($17.65) price objective on shares of JCDecaux and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 19th. Kepler Capital Markets set a €22.00 ($25.88) price objective on shares of JCDecaux and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 19th. Barclays set a €24.20 ($28.47) price objective on shares of JCDecaux in a research note on Friday, July 30th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €30.00 ($35.29) price objective on shares of JCDecaux in a research note on Monday, August 23rd.
EPA DEC traded up €0.60 ($0.71) during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting €24.24 ($28.52). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 115,932 shares, compared to its average volume of 205,577. JCDecaux has a 52-week low of €27.02 ($31.79) and a 52-week high of €36.90 ($43.41). The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is €23.38 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is €22.84.
JCDecaux SA engages in the outdoor advertising activities worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Street Furniture, Transport, and Billboard. The Street Furniture segment is involved in advertising in shopping malls; renting of street furniture; selling and renting of equipment; and the provision of cleaning, maintenance, and other activities.
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