Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) insider Rebekah Etherington acquired 11 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,403 ($18.88) per share, for a total transaction of £154.33 ($207.71).

Rebekah Etherington also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 6th, Rebekah Etherington bought 11 shares of Close Brothers Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,375 ($18.51) per share, with a total value of £151.25 ($203.57).
  • On Monday, October 16th, Rebekah Etherington sold 779 shares of Close Brothers Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,155 ($15.55), for a total transaction of £8,997.45 ($12,109.62).
  • On Thursday, October 5th, Rebekah Etherington bought 10 shares of Close Brothers Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,475 ($19.85) per share, with a total value of £147.50 ($198.52).
  • On Tuesday, October 3rd, Rebekah Etherington sold 19,477 shares of Close Brothers Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,474 ($19.84), for a total transaction of £287,090.98 ($386,394.32).

Shares of Close Brothers Group plc (LON CBG) opened at GBX 1,386 ($18.65) on Wednesday. Close Brothers Group plc has a 1 year low of GBX 1,315 ($17.70) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,715 ($23.08).

Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 26th. The company reported GBX 131.70 ($1.77) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 130.10 ($1.75) by GBX 1.60 ($0.02). Close Brothers Group had a net margin of 22.76% and a return on equity of 15.84%. The company had revenue of £765.60 million during the quarter.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 12th were issued a GBX 40 ($0.54) dividend. This is a positive change from Close Brothers Group’s previous dividend of $20.00. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.71%.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($24.23) target price on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Numis Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($21.20) target price on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,535 ($20.66) price objective on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Macquarie restated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,138 ($15.32) price objective on shares of Close Brothers Group in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,518.50 ($20.44).

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About Close Brothers Group

Close Brothers Group plc is a merchant banking company. The Company provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The Company operates through three segments: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. The Banking segment provides lending to small businesses and individuals, with an emphasis on specialist finance.

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