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Perrigo Company PLC (NASDAQ:PRGO) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 13th, Analyst Ratings News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.105 per share on Tuesday, September 16th. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.30%.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on PRGO shares. Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Perrigo Company PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $189.00 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Perrigo Company PLC from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 11th. Finally, analysts at Argus cut their price target on shares of Perrigo Company PLC from $175.00 to $160.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 15th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $166.25.

Perrigo Company PLC (NASDAQ:PRGO) traded up 0.11% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $139.15. The stock had a trading volume of 1,897,027 shares. Perrigo Company PLC has a 1-year low of $115.94 and a 1-year high of $168.39. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $150.1 and its 200-day moving average is $149.0. The company has a market cap of $18.618 billion and a P/E ratio of 76.29.

Perrigo Company plc is a global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (NASDAQ:PRGO) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, animal health, dietary supplements, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and medical diagnostic products, and Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri.

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