Udg Healthcare PLC (UDG) Announces Dividend Increase – $0.10 Per Share
Udg Healthcare PLC (LON:UDG) announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 28th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Monday, February 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. This is a positive change from Udg Healthcare’s previous dividend of $0.04. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of Udg Healthcare (UDG) opened at GBX 825 ($11.03) on Friday. Udg Healthcare has a fifty-two week low of GBX 632.50 ($8.46) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 963 ($12.88). The stock has a market capitalization of $2,040.00 and a PE ratio of 3,928.57.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on UDG shares. Peel Hunt boosted their target price on Udg Healthcare from GBX 840 ($11.23) to GBX 860 ($11.50) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Numis Securities cut Udg Healthcare to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 765 ($10.23) target price for the company. in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 884 ($11.82) target price on shares of Udg Healthcare in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. N+1 Singer boosted their target price on Udg Healthcare from GBX 770 ($10.30) to GBX 841 ($11.24) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Jefferies Group decreased their target price on Udg Healthcare from GBX 855 ($11.43) to GBX 800 ($10.70) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Monday, December 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a hold rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 826.43 ($11.05).
UDG Healthcare plc, formerly United Drug plc, is a healthcare services provider in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America and Continental Europe. The Company operates in three segments. The Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services segment is engaged in the provision of sales, marketing and healthcare communications services to pharmaceutical companies, and it also provides sales teams, healthcare communications, telesales, nurse educators, medical information, pharmacovigilance, regulatory and event management services to over 300 healthcare companies.
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