Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) declared a dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.99 ($0.10) per share on Friday, July 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 4%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This is a boost from Booker Group Plc’s previous dividend of $0.63. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) traded up 0.40% on Thursday, hitting GBX 200.00. The stock had a trading volume of 6,899,622 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 193.99 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 188.46. Booker Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 161.30 and a 1-year high of GBX 218.50. The company’s market cap is GBX 3.54 billion.

Dividend History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)

Several research firms have recently weighed in on BOK. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Booker Group Plc in a report on Monday, January 30th. BNP Paribas increased their price target on Booker Group Plc from GBX 170 ($2.19) to GBX 198 ($2.56) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a report on Monday, January 30th. HSBC Holdings plc increased their price target on Booker Group Plc from GBX 220 ($2.84) to GBX 250 ($3.23) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 30th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 213 ($2.75) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a report on Monday, January 30th. Finally, S&P Global Inc reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 215 ($2.78) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Booker Group Plc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 213.22 ($2.75).

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About Booker Group Plc

Booker Group plc is a food wholesaler. The Company operates through wholesaling activities segment. The Company offers a range of grocery, tobacco, alcoholic products and other products. It comprises Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Chef Direct, Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens, Londis and Booker India.

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