Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) insider George Blunden sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 501 ($6.53), for a total transaction of £25,050 ($32,634.18).

Beazley PLC (BEZ) traded up 0.60% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 506.00. 958,258 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.64 billion. Beazley PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 351.68 and a 12-month high of GBX 515.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 487.26 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 443.98.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be issued a dividend of GBX 3.70 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd.

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Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Beazley PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt restated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 370 ($4.82) target price on shares of Beazley PLC in a research report on Sunday. Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Beazley PLC to an “add” rating in a research report on Friday. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Beazley PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 386.25 ($5.03).

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