QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) announced a dividend on Thursday, November 14th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.20 ($0.03) per share on Friday, February 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 9th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Shares of QQ stock opened at GBX 338.80 ($4.43) on Friday. QinetiQ Group has a twelve month low of GBX 265.22 ($3.47) and a twelve month high of GBX 352.20 ($4.60). The stock has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.94. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 309.55 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 294.08. The company has a current ratio of 1.22, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29.
QQ has been the subject of several research reports. Berenberg Bank upgraded QinetiQ Group to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 320 ($4.18) to GBX 340 ($4.44) in a report on Tuesday, July 30th. UBS Group reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.14) target price on shares of QinetiQ Group in a report on Thursday, October 3rd. Investec upgraded QinetiQ Group to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 14th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on QinetiQ Group from GBX 325 ($4.25) to GBX 360 ($4.70) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 306.43 ($4.00).
QinetiQ Group Company Profile
QinetiQ Group plc operates as a science and engineering company primarily in the defense, security, and aerospace markets in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through EMEA Services and Global Products segments. It offers de-risk complex aerospace programs by testing system and equipment, air engineering services, aircraft system integration and upgrades, life aircraft support services, unmanned aircraft systems, human factors integration, aero structures, air traffic management, and aircraft mission systems; smart materials, which include acoustic stealth materials, radio frequency stealth materials, and electro-optic stealth materials; and runway debris detection technology, training to experienced pilots and engineers, and safety and environmental management services.
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