Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) insider Ian Barkshire bought 11 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,344 ($17.56) per share, for a total transaction of £147.84 ($193.18).

Ian Barkshire also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, May 10th, Ian Barkshire bought 13 shares of Oxford Instruments stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,125 ($14.70) per share, for a total transaction of £146.25 ($191.10).

Shares of OXIG stock opened at GBX 1,374 ($17.95) on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $788.34 million and a PE ratio of 26.42. Oxford Instruments plc has a 52 week low of GBX 813 ($10.62) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,420 ($18.55). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 18.55, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a current ratio of 1.33. The business has a fifty day moving average of GBX 1,219.45.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 12th will be paid a GBX 10.60 ($0.14) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 12th. This represents a yield of 0.91%. This is a boost from Oxford Instruments’s previous dividend of $3.80. Oxford Instruments’s payout ratio is presently 0.27%.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on OXIG shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Intel in a research note on Tuesday, June 11th. Berenberg Bank lowered their target price on shares of from GBX 190 ($2.48) to GBX 180 ($2.35) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 19th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating on shares of Amerisur Resources in a research note on Tuesday, June 11th. Finally, Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,800 ($36.59) target price on shares of in a research note on Thursday, June 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Oxford Instruments has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,245 ($16.27).

About Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United States, rest of Europe, rest of Asia, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany, and internationally. The company's Nanotechnology Tools segment provides high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions, and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets; atomic force probe microscopy for materials and bioscience applications; 3D and 4D image visualization and analysis software; and nanoanalysis solutions for materials characterization and nanofabrication on scanning electron microscopes, focussed ion beams, and transmission electron microscopes.

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