Numis Securities reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of James Fisher & Sons (LON:FSJ) in a research note published on Wednesday. Numis Securities currently has a GBX 1,560 ($21.55) target price on the stock.

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on FSJ. N+1 Singer reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,605 ($22.17) price objective on shares of James Fisher & Sons in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Jefferies Group dropped their price objective on James Fisher & Sons from GBX 1,690 ($23.35) to GBX 1,670 ($23.07) and set a hold rating for the company in a research report on Friday, December 8th.

Shares of James Fisher & Sons (FSJ) opened at GBX 1,588 ($21.94) on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $797.18 and a PE ratio of 1,985.00. James Fisher & Sons has a 52-week low of GBX 1,340 ($18.51) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,775 ($24.52).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 19.30 ($0.27) per share. This represents a yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 5th. This is a boost from James Fisher & Sons’s previous dividend of $9.40.

In other James Fisher & Sons news, insider Justin R. Atkinson purchased 3,150 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 1st. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,570 ($21.69) per share, for a total transaction of £49,455 ($68,326.89). Also, insider Charles J. Rice purchased 2,029 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,535 ($21.21) per share, with a total value of £31,145.15 ($43,030.05).

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About James Fisher & Sons

James Fisher and Sons plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is a service provider to all sectors of the marine industry and a specialist supplier of engineering services to the energy industry. The Company operates through four segments: Marine Support, Offshore Oil, Specialist Technical and Tankships.

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