Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) insider Isabelle Farella sold 805 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$69.18, for a total transaction of C$55,689.90.

Isabelle Farella also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 13th, Isabelle Farella sold 487 shares of Equitable Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of C$63.09, for a total transaction of C$30,724.83.

Shares of Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) traded up C$0.27 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching C$69.46. 7,479 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 55,283. Equitable Group Inc. has a twelve month low of C$36.15 and a twelve month high of C$74.66.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This is a boost from Equitable Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. Equitable Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 9.59%.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on EQB. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price objective on shares of Equitable Group from C$61.00 to C$68.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. National Bank Financial boosted their price objective on shares of Equitable Group from C$65.00 to C$68.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Laurentian Bank of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of Equitable Group from C$74.00 to C$72.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Scotiabank boosted their price objective on shares of Equitable Group from C$64.00 to C$68.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, TD Securities boosted their price objective on shares of Equitable Group from C$71.00 to C$74.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of C$71.86.

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About Equitable Group

Equitable Group Inc is a financial services business that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Equitable Bank (the Bank). Equitable Bank serves retail and commercial customers across Canada with a range of savings solutions and mortgage lending products, offered under the Equitable Bank and EQ Bank brands.

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