Empiric Student Property plc (LON:ESP – Get Rating) insider Alice Avis acquired 53,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 86 ($1.05) per share, for a total transaction of £46,096 ($56,180.38).
Empiric Student Property Price Performance
Shares of ESP opened at GBX 88.50 ($1.08) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of £533.96 million, a PE ratio of 590.00, a PEG ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 1.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 87.68 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 87.18. Empiric Student Property plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 74 ($0.90) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 103.80 ($1.27). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 56.83, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.06.
Empiric Student Property Increases Dividend
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 30th will be given a GBX 0.88 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 30th. This is a positive change from Empiric Student Property’s previous dividend of $0.63. This represents a dividend yield of 1.04%. Empiric Student Property’s dividend payout ratio is presently 2,000.00%.
About Empiric Student Property
Empiric Student Property plc is a leading provider and operator of modern, predominantly direct-let, premium student accommodation located in high-demand university towns and cities across the UK. Investing in both operating and development assets, Empiric is a fully integrated operational student property business focused on premium studio-led accommodation managed through its Hello Student® operating platform, that is attractive to affluent growing student segments.
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