JD Sports Fashion plc (LON:JD) Insider buys £241,153.04 worth of stock

JD Sports Fashion plc (LON:JD – Get Rating) insider Andy Higginson purchased 159,704 shares of JD Sports Fashion stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 151 ($1.84) per share, for a total value of GBP 241,153.04 ($293,802.44).

JD Sports Fashion Price Performance

Shares of LON:JD opened at GBX 150.75 ($1.84) on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 121.66, and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 118.77. The stock has a market cap of £7.78 billion and a PE ratio of 2348.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 91.09, a quick ratio of 0.71, and a current ratio of 1.50. JD Sports Fashion plc has a 1 year low of GBX 88.40 ($1.08) and a 1 year high of GBX 229.40 ($2.79).

Analysts set new price targets

Several research firms recently commented on JD. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion from GBX 185 ($2.25) to GBX 175 ($2.13) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, September 26th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 190 ($2.31) target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion in a research note on Monday, September 26th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of JD Sports Fashion in a research note on Monday, December 19th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price objective on shares of JD Sports Fashion from GBX 735 ($8.95) to GBX 630 ($7.68) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a GBX 262.14 ($3.19) target price, according to MarketBeat.com.

About JD Sports Fashion

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JD Sports Fashion plc is a retailer of branded sports fashion and outerwear, footwear, accessories and equipment for children, women and men. It operates through the Sports Fashion and Outdoor segments. The company also retails leisure goods, sporting goods, fishing equipment, watches, jewelry, camping equipment, boats and bicycles, as well as distribution of sportswear and accessories, footwear and apparel.

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