Dignity Plc (DTY) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,729 ($35.88).
A number of analysts have issued reports on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,750 ($36.16) price target on shares of Dignity Plc in a report on Friday, August 4th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,400 ($31.55) price target on shares of Dignity Plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,950 ($38.79) price target on shares of Dignity Plc in a report on Thursday, August 3rd.
Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) opened at 2301.00 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,267.11 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,419.27. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.15 billion. Dignity Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,144.17 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,843.00.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 21st will be issued a GBX 8.64 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.36%.
In other news, insider Andrew Davies sold 65,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,241 ($29.46), for a total value of £1,456,650 ($1,915,132.79). Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 81,500 shares of company stock worth $187,901,000.
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About Dignity Plc
Dignity plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of funeral related services in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. The Company’s funeral services relate to the provision of funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes.
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