Henry Boot plc (LON:BOOT) insider Darren Littlewood bought 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 19th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 238 ($3.11) per share, for a total transaction of £11,900 ($15,549.46).
Shares of BOOT traded down GBX 0.30 ($0.00) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 236 ($3.08). 110,732 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 42,258. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 18.76, a current ratio of 2.48 and a quick ratio of 0.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $315.60 million and a P/E ratio of 8.87. The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 241.55 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 254.40. Henry Boot plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 228.16 ($2.98) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 300 ($3.92).
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.70 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th. Henry Boot’s payout ratio is currently 0.38%.
Separately, Peel Hunt raised shares of Henry Boot to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 27th.
About Henry Boot
Henry Boot PLC invests in, develops, and trades in properties in the United Kingdom. It operates through Property Investment and Development, Land Promotion, and Construction segments. The company develops commercial properties and family homes. It is also involved in acquiring, promoting, developing, and trading in land.
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