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Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by Liberum Capital in a research note issued on Friday.

Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) traded down 0.77% on Friday, hitting GBX 3100.00. The stock had a trading volume of 608,925 shares. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 2470.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 3452.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3259.31 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3241.66. The company’s market cap is £6.290 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 45.50 ($0.77) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 11th.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 3,000 ($50.93) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Johnson Matthey PLC to an “add” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 12th. They now have a GBX 3,642 ($61.82) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 3,470 ($58.90). One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 3,237.57 ($54.96).

Johnson Matthey Plc is a global specialty chemicals company. It operates in five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals and New Businesses.

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