Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) insider The Viscount Rothermere sold 52,101 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 621 ($8.11), for a total transaction of £323,547.21 ($422,771.74).

Shares of DMGT opened at GBX 570.50 ($7.45) on Friday. Daily Mail and General Trust P L C has a 12-month low of GBX 500 ($6.53) and a 12-month high of GBX 769 ($10.05).

Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 29th. The company reported GBX 42.20 ($0.55) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 39.80 ($0.52) by GBX 2.40 ($0.03).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 16.20 ($0.21) per share. This represents a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th. This is a positive change from Daily Mail and General Trust P L C’s previous dividend of $7.10.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on DMGT shares. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 685 ($8.95) price objective on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 665 ($8.69) to GBX 605 ($7.91) and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 30th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 669.40 ($8.75).

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About Daily Mail and General Trust P L C

Daily Mail and General Trust plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in digital, information, events, and media businesses in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, Australia, and internationally. The company provides risk models, software applications, and analytical data services for the risk and insurance industry; business-to-business information, analysis, and software for the property, education technology, and energy sectors; and organizes exhibitions and conferences focusing on the energy, construction, interiors, hotel, and hospitality and leisure sectors.

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