Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) insider Jennie Daly acquired 100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 150 ($1.96) per share, for a total transaction of £150 ($196.00).

Shares of TW stock traded down GBX 1.85 ($0.02) on Wednesday, reaching GBX 144.05 ($1.88). 10,209,070 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 16,200,000. The company has a current ratio of 3.35, a quick ratio of 0.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.83. The business’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 153.20 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 165.71. The company has a market capitalization of $4.72 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.24. Taylor Wimpey plc has a twelve month low of GBX 127.80 ($1.67) and a twelve month high of GBX 192.70 ($2.52).

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.84 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.18%. Taylor Wimpey’s payout ratio is currently 0.40%.

TW has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Taylor Wimpey in a research report on Thursday, September 19th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 172 ($2.25) price objective on shares of Taylor Wimpey in a research report on Friday, September 27th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.61) price objective on shares of Taylor Wimpey in a research report on Thursday, August 29th. Canaccord Genuity cut their price objective on Taylor Wimpey from GBX 187 ($2.44) to GBX 182 ($2.38) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 5th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Taylor Wimpey in a research report on Wednesday, July 31st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Taylor Wimpey has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 184 ($2.40).

About Taylor Wimpey

Taylor Wimpey plc operates a residential developer in the United Kingdom and Spain. The company builds various homes, including one- and two-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom detached houses. Taylor Wimpey plc was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in High Wycombe, the United Kingdom.

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