Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) announced a dividend on Thursday, November 7th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.18 ($0.08) per share on Friday, January 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Shares of HFD stock traded up GBX 4.10 ($0.05) during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 156.60 ($2.05). The stock had a trading volume of 1,311,806 shares, compared to its average volume of 482,717. Halfords Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 155.40 ($2.03) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 327.20 ($4.28). The firm has a market cap of $303.65 million and a PE ratio of 7.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.76, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 0.17. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 167.14 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 201.73.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on HFD. Peel Hunt reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Halfords Group in a report on Monday. Peel Hunt cut their price target on shares of Halfords Group from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 150 ($1.96) and set a “sell” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 3rd. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Halfords Group in a report on Thursday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 227.50 ($2.97).
Halfords Group Company Profile
Halfords Group plc, through its subsidiaries, retails automotive, leisure, and cycling products in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It operates in two segments, Retail and Car Servicing. The company retails auto parts, accessories, cycles, and cycle accessories; and provides garage servicing and auto repair services.
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