Severn Trent Plc (SVT) Insider Emma FitzGerald Sells 7,282 Shares
Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) insider Emma FitzGerald sold 7,282 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,237 ($29.21), for a total transaction of £162,898.34 ($212,716.56).
Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) traded up 1.66% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 2266.00. 874,443 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is GBX 5.34 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 2,325.84 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,337.44. Severn Trent Plc has a one year low of GBX 2,047.00 and a one year high of GBX 2,575.00.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a dividend of GBX 48.90 ($0.64) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 15th. This is a positive change from Severn Trent Plc’s previous dividend of $32.60. This represents a dividend yield of 2%.
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A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Credit Suisse Group upped their price objective on shares of Severn Trent Plc from GBX 2,190 ($28.60) to GBX 2,230 ($29.12) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of Severn Trent Plc to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 2,200 ($28.73) to GBX 2,160 ($28.21) in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,500 ($32.65) price objective on shares of Severn Trent Plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Barclays PLC upped their price objective on shares of Severn Trent Plc from GBX 2,340 ($30.56) to GBX 2,550 ($33.30) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Severn Trent Plc from GBX 2,300 ($30.03) to GBX 2,400 ($31.34) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,357.50 ($30.78).
Severn Trent Plc Company Profile
Severn Trent Plc treats and provides water and removes wastewater in the United Kingdom and internationally. The Company provides clean water and wastewater services through its businesses, Severn Trent Water and Severn Trent Business Services. It operates through two segments: Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services.
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