Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK) insider Lena Wilson sold 393 shares of Intertek Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 5,038 ($65.83), for a total transaction of £19,799.34 ($25,871.34).

Intertek Group stock opened at GBX 5,104 ($66.69) on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.18, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 108.46. The stock has a market cap of $8.21 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.22. Intertek Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 4,323 ($56.49) and a 52-week high of GBX 6,084 ($79.50).

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 67.20 ($0.88) per share. This represents a yield of 1.37%. This is a positive change from Intertek Group’s previous dividend of $31.90. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. Intertek Group’s payout ratio is presently 0.57%.

ITRK has been the subject of several research reports. Jefferies Financial Group decreased their price target on shares of Intertek Group from GBX 6,050 ($79.05) to GBX 4,900 ($64.03) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Intertek Group to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 11th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Intertek Group in a report on Tuesday, March 5th. Kepler Capital Markets lowered shares of Intertek Group to a “hold” rating and lifted their price target for the company from GBX 5,045 ($65.92) to GBX 5,150 ($67.29) in a report on Friday, February 22nd. Finally, Berenberg Bank lowered shares of Intertek Group to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from GBX 5,500 ($71.87) to GBX 4,800 ($62.72) in a report on Thursday, February 21st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Intertek Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 4,995 ($65.27).

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Intertek Group Company Profile

Intertek Group plc provides quality and safety solutions to various industries worldwide. It operates in three segments: Products, Trade, and Resources. The Products segment offers assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services (ATIC), including laboratory safety, quality and performance testing, second-party supplier auditing, sustainability analysis, products assurance, vendor compliance, process performance analysis, facility plant and equipment verification, and third party certification.

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