Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,729 ($36.26).
DTY has been the subject of a number of research reports. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,950 ($39.20) price target on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,750 ($36.54) price target on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,400 ($31.89) price target on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.
Shares of Dignity Plc (LON DTY) traded up 1.59% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2296.00. The stock had a trading volume of 49,671 shares. Dignity Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,163.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 2,791.00. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 2,267.95 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 2,416.60. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.14 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st will be issued a GBX 8.64 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 21st. This represents a yield of 0.36%.
In other Dignity Plc news, insider Andrew Davies sold 12,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,568 ($34.12), for a total value of £321,000 ($426,521.39). Insiders sold a total of 81,500 shares of company stock worth $187,901,000 in the last quarter.
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Dignity Plc Company Profile
Dignity plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of funeral related services in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. The Company’s funeral services relate to the provision of funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes.
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