Informa (INF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Informa (LON:INF) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the fifteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 816.44 ($11.39).

Several brokerages recently weighed in on INF. Numis Securities restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 825 ($11.51) price target on shares of Informa in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Informa in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on shares of Informa from GBX 855 ($11.92) to GBX 900 ($12.55) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 4th. Peel Hunt lowered shares of Informa to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 4th. Finally, Goldman Sachs lifted their price objective on shares of Informa from GBX 863 ($12.04) to GBX 895 ($12.48) and gave the stock a “conviction-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd.

Shares of INF opened at GBX 756.20 ($10.55) on Thursday. Informa has a fifty-two week low of GBX 624.50 ($8.71) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 773 ($10.78).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 13.80 ($0.19) per share. This represents a yield of 1.99%. This is a positive change from Informa’s previous dividend of $6.65. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 19th.

About Informa

Informa plc engages in business intelligence, academic publishing, and knowledge and events businesses worldwide. The company operates through Academic Publishing, Business Intelligence, Global Exhibitions, and Knowledge & Networking segments. The Academic Publishing segment publishes academic books and journals in print and digital formats for university libraries and departments, specialist research institutions, and individuals in the areas of humanities and social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

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