Berkeley Group Holdings PLC (LON:BKG) declared a dividend on Friday, December 7th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.12 ($0.09) per share on Wednesday, January 16th. This represents a yield of 0.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 20th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Berkeley Group stock traded up GBX 35 ($0.46) during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 3,356 ($43.85). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 567,988 shares, compared to its average volume of 641,898. Berkeley Group has a 12 month low of GBX 2,903 ($37.93) and a 12 month high of GBX 4,270 ($55.80).
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG) last released its earnings results on Friday, December 7th. The company reported GBX 246 ($3.21) earnings per share for the quarter.
In other news, insider Peter Vernon purchased 609 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 23rd. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 3,263 ($42.64) per share, for a total transaction of £19,871.67 ($25,965.86). Also, insider Sean Ellis sold 5,463 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,587 ($46.87), for a total transaction of £195,957.81 ($256,053.59).
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays raised their target price on shares of Berkeley Group from GBX 3,729 ($48.73) to GBX 3,873 ($50.61) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 12th. Credit Suisse Group decreased their target price on shares of Berkeley Group from GBX 3,579 ($46.77) to GBX 3,433 ($44.86) and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 23rd. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Berkeley Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Berkeley Group in a research report on Friday. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised their target price on shares of Berkeley Group from GBX 4,014 ($52.45) to GBX 4,095 ($53.51) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 30th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Berkeley Group has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 3,891.25 ($50.85).
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About Berkeley Group
The Berkeley Group Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the residential-led and mixed-use property development activities in the United Kingdom. The company builds homes, neighbourhoods, communities, luxury homes, and affordable housing for families, first time buyers, students, and senior people in London and the south of England markets.
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