QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) insider David Smith bought 12,382 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 240 ($3.13) per share, for a total transaction of £29,716.80 ($38,713.91).

David Smith also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, June 21st, David Smith bought 17,416 shares of QinetiQ Group plc stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 285 ($3.71) per share, for a total transaction of £49,635.60 ($64,663.37).

Shares of QinetiQ Group plc (LON QQ) traded up 1.56% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 241.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,808,962 shares. QinetiQ Group plc has a one year low of GBX 216.90 and a one year high of GBX 322.90. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 277.74 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 280.94. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.36 billion.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be issued a dividend of GBX 4 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd.

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QQ has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 270 ($3.52) price objective on shares of QinetiQ Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. J P Morgan Chase & Co decreased their price objective on QinetiQ Group plc from GBX 295 ($3.84) to GBX 290 ($3.78) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) decreased their price objective on QinetiQ Group plc from GBX 255 ($3.32) to GBX 253 ($3.30) and set a “sell” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 269.67 ($3.51).

About QinetiQ Group plc

QinetiQ Group plc is a science and engineering company operating in the defense, security and aerospace markets. The Company’s segments include EMEA Services and Global Products. The EMEA Services segment provides technical assurance, test and evaluation, and training services. It provides research and advice in specialist areas, such as concept of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, weapons and energetics, cyber security and procurement advisory services.

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