Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the ten brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 645.67 ($8.44).
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Liberum Capital downgraded Daily Mail and General Trust P L C to a “sell” rating and dropped their target price for the company from GBX 765 ($10.00) to GBX 685 ($8.95) in a research report on Thursday, September 27th. Barclays dropped their target price on Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 665 ($8.69) to GBX 605 ($7.91) and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 30th.
LON DMGT traded down GBX 4.80 ($0.06) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 570 ($7.45). The stock had a trading volume of 1,129,395 shares, compared to its average volume of 640,086. Daily Mail and General Trust P L C has a twelve month low of GBX 500 ($6.53) and a twelve month high of GBX 769 ($10.05).
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 29th. The company reported GBX 42.20 ($0.55) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 39.80 ($0.52) by GBX 2.40 ($0.03).
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be given a GBX 16.20 ($0.21) dividend. This is an increase from Daily Mail and General Trust P L C’s previous dividend of $7.10. This represents a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th.
In other news, insider The Viscount Rothermere sold 52,101 shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 621 ($8.11), for a total value of £323,547.21 ($422,771.74). Insiders bought a total of 63 shares of company stock valued at $44,991 in the last quarter.
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C Company Profile
Daily Mail and General Trust plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in digital, information, events, and media businesses in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, Australia, and internationally. The company provides risk models, software applications, and analytical data services for the risk and insurance industry; business-to-business information, analysis, and software for the property, education technology, and energy sectors; and organizes exhibitions and conferences focusing on the energy, construction, interiors, hotel, and hospitality and leisure sectors.
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