Intermediate Capital Group plc (LON:ICP) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

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Intermediate Capital Group plc (LON:ICP) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,590 ($20.92).

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on Intermediate Capital Group from GBX 1,800 ($23.68) to GBX 1,400 ($18.42) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 18th. Barclays boosted their price target on Intermediate Capital Group from GBX 1,470 ($19.34) to GBX 1,520 ($19.99) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Intermediate Capital Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 11th.

In related news, insider Davies of Abersoch purchased 8,867 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 868 ($11.42) per share, with a total value of £76,965.56 ($101,243.83). Also, insider Benoit Durteste purchased 37,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 643 ($8.46) per share, with a total value of £237,910 ($312,957.12). In the last quarter, insiders have purchased 50,867 shares of company stock valued at $35,667,556.

Shares of ICP stock traded up GBX 7 ($0.09) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,277 ($16.80). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 336,681 shares, compared to its average volume of 727,416. Intermediate Capital Group has a 52-week low of GBX 452 ($5.95) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,896 ($24.94). The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,083.02 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,390.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 90.87, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a current ratio of 1.11. The stock has a market cap of $3.71 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.07.

Intermediate Capital Group Company Profile

Intermediate Capital Group plc is a private equity firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. Within direct it specializes in private debt, credit and equity investments. It invests in middle market, mature, growth capital, reinvestment, industry consolidations, bridge financing, restructuring of a shareholder base, acquisitions, public to private transactions with or without private equity backing, leveraged and acquisition finance, leveraged credit, partnership equity, management buyouts and management buyins, secondary investments, development capital, public quoted company finance, off-balance-sheet finance, refinancing and recapitalizations, and pre-IPO financing.

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