Paypoint plc (PAY) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the six analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,062.50 ($14.30).

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on PAY shares. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($16.15) price target on shares of Paypoint in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 980 ($13.19) price target on shares of Paypoint in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,162 ($15.64) price target on shares of Paypoint in a report on Tuesday, November 28th.

Shares of Paypoint (PAY) traded down GBX 5.53 ($0.07) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 924 ($12.44). 99,735 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 52,792. Paypoint has a 52 week low of GBX 835.50 ($11.24) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,098 ($14.78).

Paypoint (LON:PAY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 30th. The company reported GBX 29.10 ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of GBX 28.80 ($0.39) by GBX 0.30 ($0.00). The company had revenue of GBX 9,759 million during the quarter. Paypoint had a net margin of 36.19% and a return on equity of 106.80%.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be paid a GBX 27.50 ($0.37) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.01%.

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About Paypoint

PayPoint plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries provide specialist consumer payment, and other services and products, transaction processing and settlement. It offers clients streamlined consumer payment processing and transaction routing in an integrated solution, through MultiPay.

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