Dewhurst (LON:DWHT) Hits New 1-Year High at $2,791.00

Dewhurst plc (LON:DWHT)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as GBX 2,791 ($36.46) and last traded at GBX 2,688 ($35.12), with a volume of 1600 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,710 ($35.41).

The business’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 2,153.37. The company has a market capitalization of £217.22 million and a P/E ratio of 47.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.97, a current ratio of 3.02 and a quick ratio of 2.52.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.25 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 8th. This represents a yield of 0.21%. Dewhurst’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.23%.

In related news, insider Charles Holroyd purchased 100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 2,040 ($26.65) per share, with a total value of £2,040 ($2,665.27).

Dewhurst Company Profile (LON:DWHT)

Dewhurst plc manufactures and sells electrical components and control equipment for industrial and commercial capital goods in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and internationally. The company offers dot matrix displays, LCD displays, encoders and speech products, fixtures, hidden legends, hygiene plus products, rail indicators, rail multi-sounder products, key switches, keypads, lanterns and gongs, push buttons, switching products, and touch panels, as well as accessories, auxiliaries, destination controls, and transport products.

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