Shares of Udg Healthcare PLC (LON:UDG) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 838.25 ($11.16).
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on UDG shares. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 880 ($11.72) price objective on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 884 ($11.77) price objective on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Monday. Numis Securities reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 765 ($10.19) price objective on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Thursday, May 17th. Barclays started coverage on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Thursday, May 17th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a GBX 875 ($11.65) price objective for the company. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on shares of Udg Healthcare from GBX 815 ($10.85) to GBX 850 ($11.32) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 6th.
In other news, insider Chris Corbin sold 250,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 900 ($11.98), for a total value of £2,250,000 ($2,995,606.44).
Udg Healthcare traded up GBX 0.50 ($0.01), hitting GBX 848.50 ($11.30), on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. 1,030,176 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 981,360. Udg Healthcare has a twelve month low of GBX 690 ($9.19) and a twelve month high of GBX 963 ($12.82).
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid a $0.04 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.36%.
About Udg Healthcare
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides advisory, communication, commercial, clinical, and packaging services to the healthcare industry in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Ashfield, Sharp, and Aquilant.
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