Empiric Student Property (LON:ESP) insider Paul Hadaway acquired 388,750 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 88 ($1.18) per share, for a total transaction of £342,100 ($458,149.19).

Paul Hadaway also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 14th, Paul Hadaway acquired 46,000 shares of Empiric Student Property stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 107 ($1.43) per share, for a total transaction of £49,220 ($65,916.70).

Shares of Empiric Student Property (LON ESP) traded up GBX 85.88 ($1.15) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 86.75 ($1.16). 1,257,806 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,480,000. Empiric Student Property has a 1-year low of GBX 87.50 ($1.17) and a 1-year high of GBX 116 ($1.55).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.25 ($0.02) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 1.4%.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the stock. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 115 ($1.54) price objective on shares of Empiric Student Property in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 125 ($1.67) target price on shares of Empiric Student Property in a research note on Friday, September 22nd.

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About Empiric Student Property

Empiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investing in the purpose-built student accommodation in central locations in the university cities and towns in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of student accommodation assets in the United Kingdom.

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