Daily Mail and General Trust (LON:DMGT) insider Paul Zwillenberg acquired 23 shares of Daily Mail and General Trust stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 676 ($9.00) per share, for a total transaction of £155.48 ($207.00).
Shares of Daily Mail and General Trust opened at GBX 671.50 ($8.94) on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Daily Mail and General Trust has a 52-week low of GBX 500 ($6.66) and a 52-week high of GBX 769 ($10.24).
Daily Mail and General Trust (LON:DMGT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 24th. The company reported GBX 24.40 ($0.32) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 18.60 ($0.25) by GBX 5.80 ($0.08). Daily Mail and General Trust had a negative net margin of 27.01% and a negative return on equity of 41.61%.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.10 ($0.09) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.03%.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on DMGT. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a research note on Friday, May 11th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 905 ($12.05) price objective on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a research note on Monday, April 23rd. Finally, BNP Paribas raised shares of Daily Mail and General Trust to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 665.90 ($8.87).
About Daily Mail and General Trust
Daily Mail and General Trust plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in digital, information, events, and media businesses in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, Australia, and internationally. The company provides risk models, software applications, and analytical data services for the risk and insurance industry; business-to-business information, analysis, and software for the property, education technology, and energy sectors; and organizes exhibitions and conferences focusing on the energy, construction, interiors, hotel, and hospitality and leisure sectors.
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