Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE) insider Arni Samuelsson bought 9,500 shares of Cineworld Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 23rd. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 305 ($3.99) per share, with a total value of £28,975 ($37,860.97).

Shares of CINE stock opened at GBX 308.60 ($4.03) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 118.40, a current ratio of 0.64 and a quick ratio of 0.52. Cineworld Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 241.80 ($3.16) and a 12-month high of GBX 325.40 ($4.25). The stock has a market cap of $4.23 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.78.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. This represents a yield of 2.56%. This is a positive change from Cineworld Group’s previous dividend of $0.05. Cineworld Group’s payout ratio is 0.58%.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on CINE shares. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating on shares of Cineworld Group in a research note on Wednesday, March 27th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.10) price target on shares of Cineworld Group in a research note on Thursday, March 7th. Canaccord Genuity lifted their price target on Cineworld Group from GBX 350 ($4.57) to GBX 355 ($4.64) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 27th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “top pick” rating on shares of Cineworld Group in a research note on Friday, February 1st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on Cineworld Group from GBX 340 ($4.44) to GBX 360 ($4.70) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, March 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 379.56 ($4.96).

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About Cineworld Group

Cineworld Group plc engages in the cinema business. It is also involved in cinema property leasing and screen advertising activities, as well as ticket booking, film distribution, finance, and software development operations. The company operates its cinema sites under the Cineworld Cinemas, Picturehouse, Cinema City, Yes Planet, and Rav-Chen brands.

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