National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) announced a dividend on Thursday, July 26th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.69 ($0.06) per share on Friday, September 21st. This represents a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

NEX opened at GBX 405.40 ($5.18) on Friday. National Express Group has a 12 month low of GBX 337.20 ($4.31) and a 12 month high of GBX 401.80 ($5.14).

Several research analysts have recently commented on NEX shares. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 432 ($5.52) price objective on shares of National Express Group in a report on Wednesday, July 4th. UBS Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 410 ($5.24) price objective on shares of National Express Group in a report on Friday, July 27th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of National Express Group in a report on Friday, July 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded National Express Group to a “top pick” rating in a report on Monday, July 9th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 428 ($5.47).

In other National Express Group news, insider Michael J. E. McKeon purchased 5,000 shares of National Express Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 7th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 409 ($5.23) per share, for a total transaction of £20,450 ($26,140.87).

About National Express Group

National Express Group PLC provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company operates through UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions segments. It primarily offers bus, coach, and rail services.

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Dividend History for National Express Group (LON:NEX)

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