Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Daily Mail and General Trust (LON: DMGT):

  • 12/5/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. to a “neutral” rating. They now have a GBX 600 ($8.08) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 880 ($11.84).
  • 12/4/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust had its price target lowered by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 750 ($10.09) to GBX 635 ($8.55). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 12/1/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust had its price target lowered by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 600 ($8.08) to GBX 500 ($6.73). They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock.
  • 11/30/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust was downgraded by analysts at Liberum Capital to a “hold” rating. They now have a GBX 765 ($10.30) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 785 ($10.57).
  • 11/30/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust had its price target lowered by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 970 ($13.06) to GBX 905 ($12.18). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/29/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc..
  • 11/17/2017 – Daily Mail and General Trust is now covered by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 800 ($10.77) price target on the stock.

Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT) traded up GBX 11.50 ($0.15) during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 607.50 ($8.18). 1,500,926 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,040,000. Daily Mail and General Trust plc has a 12-month low of GBX 500 ($6.73) and a 12-month high of GBX 806 ($10.85).

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 15.80 ($0.21) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.81%. This is an increase from Daily Mail and General Trust’s previous dividend of $6.90.

In other news, insider The Viscount Rothermere sold 88,385 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 613 ($8.25), for a total transaction of £541,800.05 ($729,205.99). Also, insider Kevin A. H. Parry purchased 8,891 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 556 ($7.48) per share, with a total value of £49,433.96 ($66,532.92). Insiders have bought 8,958 shares of company stock valued at $4,986,426 in the last ninety days.

Daily Mail and General Trust plc manages a multinational portfolio of companies that provide a range of businesses and consumers with information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment. The Company’s segments include RMS, dmg information, dmg events, Euromoney and dmg media. The RMS segment produces risk models, software applications and analytical data services used by the global risk and insurance industry to quantify and manage catastrophic risks.

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