Speedy Hire Plc (LON:SDY) announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 13th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.70 ($0.01) per share on Friday, January 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 5th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of LON:SDY opened at GBX 63.42 ($0.83) on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $333.18 million and a P/E ratio of 13.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 79.16, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.95. Speedy Hire has a 12 month low of GBX 45 ($0.59) and a 12 month high of GBX 65 ($0.85). The company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 57.31 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 56.56.
Several analysts recently commented on the stock. Liberum Capital upped their price target on shares of Speedy Hire from GBX 77 ($1.01) to GBX 80 ($1.05) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 21st. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Speedy Hire in a research note on Wednesday, November 13th.
In other news, insider David J. B. Shearer acquired 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 55 ($0.72) per share, for a total transaction of £55,000 ($71,867.24). Also, insider Rhian Bartlett bought 30,574 shares of Speedy Hire stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 58 ($0.76) per share, for a total transaction of £17,732.92 ($23,171.20).
Speedy Hire Company Profile
Speedy Hire Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides tools, equipment, and plant hire services to the construction, infrastructure, and industrial markets in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United Arab Emirates, and internationally. The company hires a range of tools and accessories, including access, lighting, survey, lifting, rail, safety equipment and ATEX, plant, site and traffic management, communications, and pipework and engineering equipment; compressors, generators, and pumps; and heating, ventilation, and cooling equipment.
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