Shares of Dewhurst plc (LON:DWHT) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 570 ($7.73) and last traded at GBX 849.50 ($11.52), with a volume of 593 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 840 ($11.39).

The company has a market cap of $72.82 and a PE ratio of 1,603.77.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.50 ($0.12) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.23%. This is a boost from Dewhurst’s previous dividend of $3.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th.

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About Dewhurst

Dewhurst plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in the manufacture of electrical components and control equipment for industrial and commercial capital goods. The Company’s segments based on business sectors include Lift, Transport and Keypad. The Company’s geographical segments include United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Asia & Australia, and Other.

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