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Equities research analysts at Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.40) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th. They now have a GBX 1,660 ($27.75) 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, July 30th. They now have a GBX 1,800 ($30.09) price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,632 ($27.28).

Shares of Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) traded up 0.18% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1413.5199. The stock had a trading volume of 62,843 shares. Dignity Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1291.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1544.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1382. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1425.. The company’s market cap is £756.2 million.

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

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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