Nichols plc (LON:NICL)’s stock price passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $1,819.65. Nichols shares last traded at $1,760.00, with a volume of 8,776 shares traded.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on NICL shares. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($20.91) price target on shares of Nichols in a research note on Wednesday, June 5th. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Nichols in a research note on Wednesday, July 17th. Numis Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,650 ($21.56) price target on shares of Nichols in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. Finally, HSBC reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Nichols in a research note on Friday, June 28th.
The stock has a market cap of $665.44 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.71. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,715.84.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 25th will be issued a GBX 12.40 ($0.16) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 25th. This represents a yield of 0.73%. Nichols’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.56%.
Nichols Company Profile (LON:NICL)
Nichols plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies soft drinks to the retail, wholesale, catering, licensed, and leisure industries in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Still and Carbonate segments. It offers till, carbonated, post-mix, and frozen drinks categories under the Vimto, Feel Good, Levi Roots, Starslush, ICEE, Panda, and Sunkist brands.
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