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Equities researchers at Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) in a research report issued on Friday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,600 ($27.17) price target on the stock. Berenberg Bank’s price objective points to a potential upside of 15.19% from the company’s current price.

Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) traded up 0.58% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1389.00. The stock had a trading volume of 65,774 shares. Dignity Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1291.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1647.6899. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1367. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1433.. The company’s market cap is £743.1 million.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.49 ($0.11) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.49%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 24th.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.77) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,660 ($28.19) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,800 ($30.57) price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,626.67 ($27.62).

Dignity plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the provision of funeral services, including funeral directing, crematoria operation and the marketing and administration of pre-arranged funeral plans.

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