Saga PLC (SAGA) Announces Dividend of GBX 2.70
Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) declared a dividend on Wednesday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.70 ($0.04) per share on Friday, November 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 6th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
In other Saga PLC news, insider Batchelor,Lance purchased 149 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 201 ($2.62) per share, with a total value of £299.49 ($390.93). Also, insider Ni-Chionna,Orna purchased 15,961 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 28th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 188 ($2.45) per share, with a total value of £30,006.68 ($39,168.10).
Shares of Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) opened at 223.10 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 217.82 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 205.16. Saga PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 170.80 and a 12-month high of GBX 227.38. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.48 billion.
A number of brokerages have commented on SAGA. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.26) target price on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Wednesday. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 235 ($3.07) target price on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 190 ($2.48) target price on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Canaccord Genuity reduced their target price on Saga PLC from GBX 240 ($3.13) to GBX 225 ($2.94) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 225.83 ($2.95).
About Saga PLC
Saga plc is a provider of services for the customers aged 50 and over. The Company operates through three segments: Insurance, Travel, and Emerging Businesses and Central Costs. Insurance segment consists of general insurance products, such as Motor insurance, Home insurance and Other insurance. Travel segment primarily consists of the operation and delivery of package tours and cruise holiday products.
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