Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 701.80 ($9.84).
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 800 ($11.22) target price on the stock. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 585 ($8.20) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 640 ($8.97) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 905 ($12.69) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a research note on Friday, February 2nd.
In other Daily Mail and General Trust P L C news, insider Kevin Beatty sold 61,339 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 603 ($8.45), for a total value of £369,874.17 ($518,612.13). Also, insider Kevin A. H. Parry bought 8,891 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 556 ($7.80) per share, for a total transaction of £49,433.96 ($69,312.90). Over the last ninety days, insiders have bought 8,957 shares of company stock worth $4,983,522.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a dividend of GBX 15.80 ($0.22) per share. This is an increase from Daily Mail and General Trust P L C’s previous dividend of $6.90. This represents a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th.
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Daily Mail and General Trust P L C Company Profile
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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