Shares of NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $196.29 and traded as high as $233.00. NCC Group shares last traded at $232.00, with a volume of 605,253 shares.

NCC has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Financial Group raised their target price on shares of NCC Group from GBX 242 ($3.18) to GBX 255 ($3.35) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 23rd. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of NCC Group in a report on Tuesday, January 28th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 275 ($3.62) target price on shares of NCC Group in a report on Thursday, January 23rd. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 275 ($3.62) price objective on shares of NCC Group in a report on Thursday, January 23rd. Finally, Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of NCC Group to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.89) price objective on the stock. in a report on Monday, January 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 248 ($3.26).

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 41.46, a current ratio of 1.32 and a quick ratio of 1.31. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 221.37 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 196.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $636.28 million and a P/E ratio of 48.72.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 6th will be paid a GBX 1.50 ($0.02) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.71%. NCC Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1.06%.

NCC Group Company Profile (LON:NCC)

NCC Group plc provides cyber security and risk mitigation services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Escrow and Assurance. It offers software escrow solutions that include escrow agreements, software verification, secure verification, software as a service assured, Internet corporation for assigned names and numbers compliance, and software risk assessment solutions.

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