Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK) Insider Jasmine Whitbread Sells 2,170 Shares of Stock

Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK) insider Jasmine Whitbread sold 2,170 shares of Travis Perkins stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,727 ($22.56), for a total transaction of £37,475.90 ($48,962.50).

Travis Perkins stock opened at GBX 1,746 ($22.81) on Friday. Travis Perkins plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,033 ($13.50) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,051 ($26.80). The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 50.37. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 1,749 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 2,808.60. The firm has a market capitalization of £3.93 billion and a PE ratio of 28.17.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 30th will be given a GBX 12 ($0.16) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.7%.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Travis Perkins in a report on Wednesday, June 23rd. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,100 ($27.44) price objective on shares of Travis Perkins in a research note on Thursday, August 5th. Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on shares of Travis Perkins from GBX 2,050 ($26.78) to GBX 2,060 ($26.91) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 4th. Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Travis Perkins in a research note on Thursday, July 1st. Finally, Liberum Capital boosted their price objective on shares of Travis Perkins from GBX 1,900 ($24.82) to GBX 1,969 ($25.73) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, Travis Perkins presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,878.82 ($24.55).

About Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins plc distributes building materials to the building, construction, and home improvement markets in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Merchanting, Retail, Toolstation, and Plumbing & Heating. The Merchanting segment distributes interior building products, which include drywalls, ceilings, external envelopes, fire protection products, flooring and partitioning products, and tools and accessories to professionals within the construction industry; civil, drainage, and heavy building materials to specialist contractors and trade professionals; and pipeline and heating solutions.

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