Rebekah Etherington Sells 779 Shares of Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Stock

Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) insider Rebekah Etherington sold 779 shares of Close Brothers Group plc stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,155 ($15.24), for a total value of £8,997.45 ($11,873.12).

Rebekah Etherington also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, October 5th, Rebekah Etherington bought 10 shares of Close Brothers Group plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,475 ($19.46) per share, with a total value of £147.50 ($194.64).
  • On Tuesday, October 3rd, Rebekah Etherington sold 19,477 shares of Close Brothers Group plc stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,474 ($19.45), for a total value of £287,090.98 ($378,847.95).
  • On Tuesday, September 5th, Rebekah Etherington bought 10 shares of Close Brothers Group plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,535 ($20.26) per share, with a total value of £153.50 ($202.56).

Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) opened at 1408.00 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,480.38 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,544.13. Close Brothers Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,222.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,715.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.10 billion.

Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September 26th. The company reported GBX 131.70 ($1.74) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 130.10 ($1.72) by GBX 1.60 ($0.02). Close Brothers Group plc had a return on equity of 15.84% and a net margin of 22.76%. The company had revenue of £765.60 million for the quarter. Equities analysts predict that Close Brothers Group plc will post $129.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 12th will be issued a GBX 40 ($0.53) dividend. This represents a yield of 2.71%. This is a boost from Close Brothers Group plc’s previous dividend of $20.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 12th.

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Several analysts recently commented on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($23.75) price objective on shares of Close Brothers Group plc in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($20.78) price objective on shares of Close Brothers Group plc in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,535 ($20.26) price objective on shares of Close Brothers Group plc in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Close Brothers Group plc in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.11) price objective on shares of Close Brothers Group plc in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,554.13 ($20.51).

About Close Brothers Group plc

Close Brothers Group plc is a merchant banking company. The Company provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The Company operates through three segments: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. The Banking segment provides lending to small businesses and individuals, with an emphasis on specialist finance.

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