• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,975
  • Forecasted Upside: -5.23 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 2,084
▼ -10 (-0.48%)

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Analyst Price Target for SCT

Analyst Price Target is GBX 1,975
▼ -5.23% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Softcat in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 1,975, with a high forecast of GBX 2,100 and a low forecast of GBX 1,750. The average price target represents a -5.23% upside from the last price of GBX 2,084.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 5 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Softcat. This rating has held steady since May 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/27/2020
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7/26/2020
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10/24/2020
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7/21/2021
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9/19/2021
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10/19/2021

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/28/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,800 ➝ GBX 1,950
5/26/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100
5/26/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100
4/12/2021Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,200 ➝ GBX 1,750
3/9/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight
9/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,110 ➝ GBX 1,060
7/6/2020CitigroupDowngradeSellGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 957
5/26/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/16/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/8/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy
4/3/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
3/18/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,100 ➝ GBX 950
3/18/2020Berenberg BankUpgradeBuy
3/17/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
3/10/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweightGBX 1,220
3/10/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
3/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
2/25/2020Peel HuntInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 1,407
1/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,440
11/27/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,300
11/25/2019Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 1,100
11/6/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 978 ➝ GBX 1,250
10/23/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 890 ➝ GBX 978
7/30/2019Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 900 ➝ GBX 1,100
5/16/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAdd
4/29/2019Numis SecuritiesInitiated CoverageAddGBX 990
1/10/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 900
11/29/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 800 ➝ GBX 660
10/18/2018Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 650 ➝ GBX 900
10/17/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 760 ➝ GBX 790
7/17/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 600 ➝ GBX 805
6/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 700 ➝ GBX 740
5/23/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 700 ➝ GBX 740
5/17/2018Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHoldGBX 600 ➝ GBX 690
3/22/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 600 ➝ GBX 700
3/22/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 510 ➝ GBX 600
2/19/2018Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 530 ➝ GBX 650
11/29/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 425
10/23/2017Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 345 ➝ GBX 565
8/29/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 425
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 425
3/23/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 410 ➝ GBX 420
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 425
1/19/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 380
1/12/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 425
1/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 340
11/10/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 380
11/1/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 345
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.83 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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10/20/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
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Softcat plc primarily acts as a value-added IT reseller and IT infrastructure solutions provider in the United Kingdom. The company advices, procures, designs, implements, and manages technology, such as software licensing, workplace technology, networking, security, and cloud and datacenter for businesses and public sector organizations. It also offers asset management, business intelligence and analytics, collaboration, commodity sourcing, end user computing and mobility, and general data protection regulation solutions, as well as consulting and professional services; and sells hardware. Softcat plc was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Marlow, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 2,084
Low: 2,048
High: 2,098.96

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 2,096.05
Low: 1,927
High: 2,240

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 2,084
Low: 1,076
High: 2,251.06

Volume

521,173 shs

Average Volume

310,462 shs

Market Capitalization

£4.15 billion

P/E Ratio

46.73

Dividend Yield

1.10%

Beta

N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Softcat?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Softcat in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Morgan Stanley, Peel Hunt, and Peel Hunt LLP.
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What is the current price target for Softcat?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Softcat in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 1,975, suggesting a possible downside of 5.2%. Peel Hunt has the highest price target set, predicting SCT will reach GBX 2,100 in the next twelve months. Berenberg Bank has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 1,750 for Softcat in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Softcat?

Softcat currently has 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe SCT will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Softcat.
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How do I contact Softcat's investor relations team?

Softcat's physical mailing address is Fieldhouse Lane, MARLOW, SL7 1TB, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is +44-1628-403403. The official website for Softcat is www.softcat.com.