Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) shares traded down 0% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 590.50 ($8.01) and last traded at GBX 594 ($8.06). 754,320 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 27% from the average session volume of 1,040,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 594 ($8.06).

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Liberum Capital lowered shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 785 ($10.65) to GBX 765 ($10.37) in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Numis Securities reduced their price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 970 ($13.15) to GBX 905 ($12.27) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 895 ($12.14) price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($8.14) price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 750 ($10.17) price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 741.91 ($10.06).

The company has a market capitalization of $2,000.00 and a PE ratio of -1,212.24.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 15.80 ($0.21) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.81%. This is a boost from Daily Mail and General Trust P L C’s previous dividend of $6.90.

In other Daily Mail and General Trust P L C news, insider Kevin Beatty sold 61,339 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 603 ($8.18), for a total value of £369,874.17 ($501,592.31). Also, insider Kevin A. H. Parry acquired 8,891 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 556 ($7.54) per share, with a total value of £49,433.96 ($67,038.19). Insiders have purchased a total of 8,956 shares of company stock valued at $4,983,829 in the last quarter.

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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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