Centaur Media Plc (LON:CAU) had its price objective raised by research analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 40 ($0.52) to GBX 45 ($0.59) in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock.

A number of other research firms have also commented on CAU. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Centaur Media Plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 70 ($0.91) price objective on shares of Centaur Media Plc in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Investec dropped their price objective on shares of Centaur Media Plc from GBX 80 ($1.04) to GBX 60 ($0.78) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Centaur Media Plc has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 62.38 ($0.81).

Shares of Centaur Media Plc (LON:CAU) traded up 0.56% on Wednesday, reaching GBX 45.00. 90,070 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 41.44 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 46.37. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 64.49 million. Centaur Media Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 32.88 and a 52-week high of GBX 81.00.

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The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.50 ($0.02) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.35%.

In other news, insider Mukerji,Swagatam purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 35 ($0.46) per share, for a total transaction of £3,500 ($4,568.59).

About Centaur Media Plc

Centaur Media Plc is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the provision of business information, events and marketing solutions to professional and commercial markets. It operates through four segments: Marketing, Financial Services, Home Interest and Professional. The Marketing segment includes all of the Company’s brands that serve the Marketing and Creative professions, including Econsultancy, Marketing Week, Festival of Marketing.

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