Britvic Plc (LON:BVIC) announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 29th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 19.30 ($0.26) per share on Monday, February 5th. This represents a yield of 2.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This is an increase from Britvic’s previous dividend of $7.20. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Britvic (LON:BVIC) traded up GBX 0.75 ($0.01) during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 820.25 ($11.04). 782,338 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 839,789. Britvic has a 12-month low of GBX 522 ($7.03) and a 12-month high of GBX 825 ($11.10).

Britvic (LON:BVIC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 29th. The company reported GBX 52.90 ($0.71) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 49.70 ($0.67) by GBX 3.20 ($0.04). Britvic had a net margin of 5.10% and a return on equity of 25.84%. The firm had revenue of GBX 154.08 billion for the quarter.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on BVIC. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price target on shares of Britvic from GBX 760 ($10.23) to GBX 810 ($10.90) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Numis Securities raised their price target on shares of Britvic from GBX 770 ($10.36) to GBX 785 ($10.57) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Britvic from GBX 750 ($10.09) to GBX 800 ($10.77) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Britvic in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Whitman Howard reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 900 ($12.11) price target on shares of Britvic in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Britvic currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 750.50 ($10.10).

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About Britvic

Britvic plc is a United Kingdom-based soft drinks company. The Company operates in the soft drinks manufacturing and distribution industry. It operates through six segments: GB stills, GB carbs, Ireland, France, Brazil and International. The GB stills and GB carbs segments include its operations in the United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland.

Dividend History for Britvic (LON:BVIC)

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