Insider Buying: Britvic Plc (BVIC) Insider Acquires 14 Shares of Stock
Britvic Plc (LON:BVIC) insider Matt Barwell acquired 14 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 797 ($10.73) per share, with a total value of £111.58 ($150.17).
Matt Barwell also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, November 30th, Matt Barwell sold 7,720 shares of Britvic stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 800 ($10.77), for a total transaction of £61,760 ($83,122.48).
- On Friday, November 10th, Matt Barwell bought 15 shares of Britvic stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 766 ($10.31) per share, for a total transaction of £114.90 ($154.64).
- On Friday, October 13th, Matt Barwell bought 15 shares of Britvic stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 778 ($10.47) per share, for a total transaction of £116.70 ($157.07).
Britvic Plc (LON BVIC) traded down GBX 1.50 ($0.02) during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 798.50 ($10.75). 695,626 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 857,920. Britvic Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 527 ($7.09) and a 12-month high of GBX 825 ($11.10).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be issued a GBX 19.30 ($0.26) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. This is a positive change from Britvic’s previous dividend of $7.20. This represents a dividend yield of 2.4%.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on BVIC shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted 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 report on Wednesday, December 6th. Numis Securities lifted 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 report on Wednesday, December 6th. Jefferies Group lifted 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 report on Friday, December 1st. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Britvic in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Whitman Howard reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 900 ($12.11) price target on shares of Britvic in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 750.50 ($10.10).
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Britvic Company Profile
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.
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