Victrex plc (LON:VCT) insider Timothy (Tim) J. Cooper bought 4 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 2,672 ($36.24) per share, for a total transaction of £106.88 ($144.94).

Victrex plc (LON VCT) traded down GBX 100 ($1.36) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 2,570 ($34.85). The company had a trading volume of 402,465 shares, compared to its average volume of 229,467. The firm has a market cap of $2,210.00 and a PE ratio of 2,215.52. Victrex plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,826 ($24.76) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,772 ($37.59).

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 1st will be issued a GBX 109.60 ($1.49) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 4.31%. This is a boost from Victrex’s previous dividend of $12.20.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,200 ($29.83) target price on shares of Victrex in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Peel Hunt cut Victrex to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($31.19) target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Liberum Capital boosted their target price on Victrex from GBX 2,440 ($33.09) to GBX 2,770 ($37.56) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,600 ($35.26) target price on shares of Victrex in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,150 ($29.16) target price on shares of Victrex in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Victrex has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,309.80 ($31.32).

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Victrex Company Profile

Victrex plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various polymers. The Company’s operating segments include Industrial (Victrex Polymer Solutions) and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). The Victrex Polymer Solutions segment focuses on automotive, aerospace, electronics and energy markets.

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