First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP) insider Keith MacDonald sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,065 ($39.37), for a total transaction of £306,500 ($393,705.84).

Shares of First Derivatives plc (FDP) opened at 3135.00 on Thursday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 771.90 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 2,709.46 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,402.96. First Derivatives plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,450.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,180.00.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, July 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a dividend of GBX 14 ($0.18) per share. This is a positive change from First Derivatives plc’s previous dividend of $6.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. This represents a yield of 0.55%.

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A number of brokerages recently weighed in on FDP. N+1 Singer restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,829 ($36.34) target price on shares of First Derivatives plc in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Investec restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,000 ($38.54) target price on shares of First Derivatives plc in a report on Tuesday, May 16th.

About First Derivatives plc

First Derivatives plc is engaged in the provision of a range of software and consulting services, particularly to finance, technology and energy organizations. The Company provides software solutions that address data challenges, particularly those involving large data volumes and streaming data, across a range of sectors.

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