HomeServe plc (LON:HSV) declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 21st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.70 ($0.06) per share on Friday, January 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

HomeServe (LON:HSV) traded down GBX 21.50 ($0.29) on Friday, hitting GBX 778 ($10.42). The stock had a trading volume of 317,391 shares, compared to its average volume of 468,238. HomeServe has a 1 year low of GBX 504.50 ($6.76) and a 1 year high of GBX 872 ($11.68).

In related news, insider Edward Fitzmaurice bought 781,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 820 ($10.98) per share, with a total value of £6,404,200 ($8,576,670.68). Also, insider Mark C. Morris bought 6,235 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 811 ($10.86) per share, with a total value of £50,565.85 ($67,719.10). In the last three months, insiders bought 787,271 shares of company stock valued at $645,505,781.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital upped their price objective on HomeServe from GBX 840 ($11.25) to GBX 900 ($12.05) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 850 ($11.38) price objective on shares of HomeServe in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Jefferies Group upped their price objective on HomeServe from GBX 500 ($6.70) to GBX 630 ($8.44) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Citigroup upped their price objective on HomeServe from GBX 795 ($10.65) to GBX 900 ($12.05) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price objective on HomeServe from GBX 850 ($11.38) to GBX 890 ($11.92) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. HomeServe currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 811 ($10.86).

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HomeServe Company Profile

HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.

Dividend History for HomeServe (LON:HSV)

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