Equiniti Group PLC (LON:EQN) insider Liam McGrath acquired 56 shares of Equiniti Group PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 267 ($3.47) per share, for a total transaction of £149.52 ($194.11).

Shares of Equiniti Group PLC (LON EQN) opened at 267.50 on Wednesday. Equiniti Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 163.25 and a one year high of GBX 285.25. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 802.71 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 262.55 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 220.98.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be paid a GBX 1.75 ($0.02) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a yield of 0.66%.

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Several research firms have recently weighed in on EQN. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 293 ($3.80) price objective on shares of Equiniti Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price objective on Equiniti Group PLC from GBX 210 ($2.73) to GBX 240 ($3.12) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lifted their price objective on Equiniti Group PLC from GBX 280 ($3.63) to GBX 320 ($4.15) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 347 ($4.50) price objective on shares of Equiniti Group PLC in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 281.67 ($3.66).

Equiniti Group PLC Company Profile

Equiniti Group plc provides complex administration and payment services, supported by technology platforms, to a range of organizations. The Company’s segments include Investment Solutions, Intelligent Solutions, Pension Solutions and Interest. The Investment Solutions offers a range of services, including share registration for around half the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100, and the administration of save as you earn (SAYE) schemes and share incentive plans.

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