Homeserve (LON:HSV) Stock Price Crosses Above 200 Day Moving Average of $1,164.90

Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $1,164.90 and traded as high as $1,216.00. Homeserve shares last traded at $1,200.72, with a volume of 240,102 shares changing hands.

HSV has been the topic of several recent research reports. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Homeserve in a report on Wednesday, November 20th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($19.60) price target on shares of Homeserve in a report on Wednesday, November 20th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($17.64) price target (up previously from GBX 1,250 ($16.33)) on shares of Homeserve in a report on Monday, November 18th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,360 ($17.77) price target on shares of Homeserve in a report on Thursday, November 14th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($17.64) price target on shares of Homeserve in a report on Friday, November 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,311.82 ($17.14).

The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 86.86. The firm has a market cap of $4.02 billion and a PE ratio of 36.83. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,181.42 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,164.90.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.80 ($0.08) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 5th. Homeserve’s payout ratio is 0.67%.

Homeserve Company Profile (LON:HSV)

HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home repair and improvement services to household customers under the HomeServe brand. It offers plumbing, drainage, electrics, water supply pipe, gas supply pipe, appliance repair, pest infestation, and locksmith services, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services.

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