Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider Annette Kelleher bought 12 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 21st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,018 ($38.45) per share, with a total value of £362.16 ($461.41).

Annette Kelleher also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, April 19th, Annette Kelleher purchased 12 shares of Johnson Matthey PLC stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 2,914 ($37.13) per share, with a total value of £349.68 ($445.51).

Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) traded down 2.13% during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 2938.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 481,979 shares. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 2,774.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,568.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,081.08 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,079.45. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 5.64 billion.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be issued a GBX 54.50 ($0.69) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This represents a yield of 1.76%. This is a positive change from Johnson Matthey PLC’s previous dividend of $20.50.

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A number of equities analysts have weighed in on JMAT shares. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($45.87) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Friday, June 16th. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,400 ($43.32) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Monday, March 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 3,200 ($40.77) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Thursday, June 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 3,450 ($43.95) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Thursday, March 30th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Johnson Matthey PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 3,447.88 ($43.93).

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