AGL Energy Limited (ASX:AGL) insider Leslie Hosking bought 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of A$19.08 ($13.53) per share, with a total value of A$57,240.00 ($40,595.74).

Shares of ASX:AGL traded up A$0.19 ($0.13) during trading on Wednesday, hitting A$19.07 ($13.52). 2,514,353 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,560,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 33.78, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.33. AGL Energy Limited has a 52-week low of A$17.44 ($12.37) and a 52-week high of A$23.21 ($16.46). The firm has a 50-day moving average of A$20.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $12.44 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.84.

The firm also recently announced a Final dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 20th. Investors of record on Friday, September 20th will be given a dividend of $0.64 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 21st. AGL Energy’s dividend payout ratio is currently 85.63%.

AGL Energy Company Profile

AGL Energy Limited provides energy to residential and business customers in Australia. The company operates in four segments: Customer Markets, Wholesale Markets, Group Operations, and Investments segments. It is involved in generating electricity through thermal, hydro, wind, and solar power generation plants; gas storage activities; and the retail sale of electricity, gas, solar, and energy products and services.

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