Mullen Group Ltd (TSE:MTL) Director David Edward Mullen sold 700,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$15.00, for a total transaction of C$10,500,000.00.

MTL stock opened at C$15.08 on Monday. Mullen Group Ltd has a one year low of C$14.10 and a one year high of C$17.62.

Mullen Group (TSE:MTL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The company reported C$0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of C$0.10 by C$0.05. Mullen Group had a net margin of 1.81% and a return on equity of 2.17%. The business had revenue of C$295.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$286.40 million.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 31st were given a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 30th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.98%.

Several analysts recently commented on MTL shares. Raymond James raised their price target on shares of Mullen Group from C$14.70 to C$14.85 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 12th. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Mullen Group from C$16.25 to C$17.50 in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on shares of Mullen Group from C$16.00 to C$18.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Cormark upgraded shares of Mullen Group from a “market perform” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from C$15.00 to C$19.00 in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Finally, CIBC raised their price target on shares of Mullen Group from C$17.00 to C$18.00 in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$17.26.

Mullen Group Company Profile

Mullen Group Ltd. provides transportation and oilfield services in Canada and the United States. It operates in two segments, Trucking/Logistics and Oilfield Services. The Trucking/Logistics segment offers long haul and local transportation services to customers in various industries. The Oilfield Services segment provides specialized transportation, fluid hauling, waste disposal, warehousing, drilling, well-servicing, and dewatering services to the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada, which includes the exploration and development companies, as well as production and natural gas transmission companies.

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