Next PLC (LON:NXT) Noted As 'Hold' In Update From Jefferies International

NEXT plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:NXT had its stock rating noted as "Retains" with the recommendation being set at "HOLD" this morning by analysts at Jefferies International. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The brokerage now has a GBX 3,300 ($40.13) price target on the stock.

Aa PLC (LON:AA) yesterday was the subject of a new research report issued by Liberum Capital in which it was reiterated as "Buy" by analysts at the firm.

Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC) opened at 892.50 on Thursday. The company had a trading volume of 1,991,694 shares. The 52 week high for the share price is now at 6885 GBX while the 52 week low for the stock is 3550 GBX. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 195.79 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 203.42. The stock's market capitalization is GBX 12.45 million. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark law. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be given a GBX 26.45 ($0.32) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. This is a positive change from Associated British Foods plc's previous dividend of $10.30.

In other news, insider Harish Manwani acquired 1,711 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 33 ($0.41) per share, with a total value of £19,999.98 ($24,915.88). The Company operates in six geographic segments: Australasia, Europe, North Asia, South Asia, the United Kingdom and Emerging Markets.

Interserve Plc is a United Kingdom-based support services and construction company that offers advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. The Company's Life business segment offers pensions, protection and investment products through its life assurance subsidiaries.

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