Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT) Plans Dividend of GBX 15.80

Daily Mail and General Trust plc (LON:DMGT) declared a dividend on Thursday, November 30th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 15.80 ($0.21) per share on Friday, February 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This is a boost from Daily Mail and General Trust’s previous dividend of $6.90. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Daily Mail and General Trust (LON DMGT) traded up GBX 1 ($0.01) during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 600 ($8.08). The stock had a trading volume of 1,859,534 shares, compared to its average volume of 938,115. Daily Mail and General Trust has a 12 month low of GBX 500 ($6.73) and a 12 month high of GBX 806 ($10.85).

In other news, insider Kevin A. H. Parry purchased 8,891 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 556 ($7.48) per share, for a total transaction of £49,433.96 ($66,532.92). Also, insider The Viscount Rothermere sold 88,385 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 613 ($8.25), for a total value of £541,800.05 ($729,205.99). Insiders have acquired 8,956 shares of company stock valued at $4,985,854 over the last 90 days.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Daily Mail and General Trust in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 800 ($10.77) target price for the company. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 970 ($13.06) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 750 ($10.09) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Barclays reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($8.08) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 742.58 ($9.99).

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About Daily Mail and General Trust

Daily Mail and General Trust plc manages a multinational portfolio of companies that provide a range of businesses and consumers with information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment. The Company’s segments include RMS, dmg information, dmg events, Euromoney and dmg media. The RMS segment produces risk models, software applications and analytical data services used by the global risk and insurance industry to quantify and manage catastrophic risks.

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