YouGov (YOU) Given “Add” Rating at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reiterated their add rating on shares of YouGov (LON:YOU) in a report published on Wednesday.

Separately, Berenberg Bank restated a buy rating and set a GBX 590 ($7.71) price target on shares of YouGov in a research report on Tuesday, August 14th.

LON YOU opened at GBX 427.50 ($5.59) on Wednesday. YouGov has a twelve month low of GBX 245.01 ($3.20) and a twelve month high of GBX 361.40 ($4.72).

YouGov (LON:YOU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 9th. The company reported GBX 16.60 ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 14.80 ($0.19) by GBX 1.80 ($0.02).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be issued a GBX 3 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.64%. This is an increase from YouGov’s previous dividend of $2.00. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th.

In related news, insider Ashley Martin bought 5,617 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 12th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 445 ($5.81) per share, with a total value of £24,995.65 ($32,661.24). Also, insider Roger Parry bought 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 29th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 384 ($5.02) per share, for a total transaction of £28,800 ($37,632.30).

YouGov Company Profile

YouGov plc provides online market research services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, France, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers quantitative services, such as brand tracking, brand health and equity studies, usage and attitude studies, consumer/market segmentation, concept/pack testing and evaluation, price evaluation, mystery shopping, customer satisfaction, media studies, opinion and social polling, and choice-based conjoint research services; and qualitative research services comprising target audience understanding, category exploration, brand equity and positioning, shopper research/retail strategy, concept development and evaluation, and communications development and evaluation services.

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