Shares of Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST) passed above its fifty day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a fifty day moving average of $807.24 and traded as high as $819.00. Alliance Trust shares last traded at $816.00, with a volume of 132,913 shares changing hands.
The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 807.16 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 677.72. The stock has a market cap of $2.69 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -19.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.30, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.14.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 5th will be paid a GBX 3.49 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 5th. Alliance Trust’s payout ratio is -0.34%.
In other news, insider Karl Sternberg purchased 1,547 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 808 ($10.56) per share, for a total transaction of £12,499.76 ($16,333.15). Also, insider Anthony L. Brooke purchased 12,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 831 ($10.86) per share, with a total value of £99,720 ($130,301.84). Insiders bought a total of 13,594 shares of company stock valued at $11,260,405 over the last quarter.
About Alliance Trust (LON:ATST)
Alliance Trust PLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to retail investors and institutional investors. It invests in public equity markets. Alliance Trust PLC was founded on April 21, 1888 and is based in Dundee, United Kingdom with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.
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