PageGroup (LON:PAGE) Stock Price Down 1%

PageGroup plc (LON:PAGEGet Rating) traded down 1% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as GBX 383.60 ($4.64) and last traded at GBX 388 ($4.69). 308,897 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 56% from the average session volume of 703,471 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 391.80 ($4.73).

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 610 ($7.37) price target on shares of PageGroup in a report on Thursday, August 18th. Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 700 ($8.46) price target on shares of PageGroup in a report on Wednesday, August 10th.

PageGroup Stock Performance

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 26.24, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a current ratio of 1.86. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 430.90 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 449.65. The company has a market cap of ¬£1.28 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 808.33.

PageGroup Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 31.62 ($0.38) per share. This represents a yield of 7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st. This is a boost from PageGroup’s previous dividend of $10.30. PageGroup’s payout ratio is 31.25%.

PageGroup Company Profile

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PageGroup plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy and other ancillary services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and the Americas. The company offers executive search services under the Page Executive brand; recruitment services for qualified professional on permanent, temporary, and contract or interim basis under the Michael Page brand; recruitment services to organizations requiring permanent employees and temporary or contract staff at technical and administrative support, professional clerical, and junior management levels under the Page Personnel brand; and flexible recruitment outsourcing services under the Page Outsourcing brand.

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