Wilmington PLC (WIL) Increases Dividend to GBX 4.60 Per Share
Wilmington PLC (LON:WIL) announced a dividend on Wednesday, September 13th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.60 ($0.06) per share on Friday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This is a positive change from Wilmington PLC’s previous dividend of $3.90. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of Wilmington PLC (WIL) opened at 244.875 on Friday. Wilmington PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 209.25 and a 1-year high of GBX 287.75. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 213.83 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 232.08 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 244.23.
In other news, insider Tony Foye bought 12,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 226 ($2.97) per share, with a total value of £28,250 ($37,141.73). Also, insider Mark Asplin bought 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 215 ($2.83) per share, for a total transaction of £64,500 ($84,801.47).
Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 375 ($4.93) price objective on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 320 ($4.21) price objective on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, N+1 Singer reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Wilmington PLC presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 321.20 ($4.22).
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About Wilmington PLC
Wilmington plc is engaged in providing education and networking. The Company’s segments include Risk & Compliance, Finance, Legal and Insight. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, Europe, North America and Rest of the World. Its Risk & Compliance segment provides regulatory and compliance accredited training and information, market intelligence and analysis.
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