Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) Director Daniel Lee Dickinson sold 600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$68.91, for a total value of C$41,346.00.

Shares of Equitable Group Inc. (TSE EQB) traded up C$0.78 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching C$69.01. The company had a trading volume of 12,396 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,538. Equitable Group Inc. has a 52 week low of C$36.15 and a 52 week high of C$74.66.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This is a boost from Equitable Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%. Equitable Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 9.59%.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on EQB shares. TD Securities cut their price objective on Equitable Group from C$71.00 to C$68.00 in a report on Monday, August 14th. CIBC set a C$75.00 target price on Equitable Group and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. National Bank Financial increased their target price on Equitable Group from C$65.00 to C$68.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their target price on Equitable Group from C$61.00 to C$68.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Laurentian dropped their target price on Equitable Group from C$74.00 to C$72.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Equitable Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$71.86.

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About Equitable Group

Equitable Group Inc is a financial services business that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Equitable Bank (the Bank). Equitable Bank serves retail and commercial customers across Canada with a range of savings solutions and mortgage lending products, offered under the Equitable Bank and EQ Bank brands.

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