Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS) insider Mark Pegler sold 4,215 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,264 ($16.52), for a total transaction of £53,277.60 ($69,616.62).

Mark Pegler also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, March 14th, Mark Pegler sold 13,323 shares of Hill & Smith stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,171 ($15.30), for a total transaction of £156,012.33 ($203,857.74).

Shares of HILS stock opened at GBX 1,289 ($16.84) on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1.02 billion and a PE ratio of 21.74. Hill & Smith Holdings PLC has a one year low of GBX 877.50 ($11.47) and a one year high of GBX 1,538 ($20.10). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 57.91, a quick ratio of 1.35 and a current ratio of 2.08.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be issued a GBX 21.80 ($0.28) dividend. This is an increase from Hill & Smith’s previous dividend of $10.00. This represents a yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. Hill & Smith’s payout ratio is currently 0.74%.

Several analysts have recently commented on HILS shares. HSBC raised their price objective on shares of Hill & Smith from GBX 1,400 ($18.29) to GBX 1,450 ($18.95) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 7th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,380 ($18.03) price objective on shares of Hill & Smith in a research report on Wednesday, March 6th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,140 ($14.90) price objective on shares of Hill & Smith in a research report on Friday, March 15th.

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About Hill & Smith

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC designs, manufactures, and supplies infrastructure products; and provides galvanizing services. The company operates in three segments: Infrastructure Products – Utilities; Infrastructure Products – Roads; and Galvanizing Services segments. The Infrastructure Products – Utilities segment provides industrial floorings, plastic drainage pipes, security fencing, industrial platforms and flooring, glass reinforced composite railway platforms, flood prevention barriers, plastic drainage pipes, energy grid components, pipe supports, and steel and composite products for a range of infrastructure markets, including energy creation and distribution, rail, water, and house building.

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