A.G. Barr plc (BAG) Plans Dividend of GBX 3.71
A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 26th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.71 ($0.05) per share on Friday, October 20th. This represents a yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
A.G. Barr plc (BAG) traded up 1.36% during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 632.50. 17,534 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 628.31 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 623.37. A.G. Barr plc has a one year low of GBX 469.40 and a one year high of GBX 663.00. The stock’s market cap is GBX 733.13 million.
In other news, insider John Ross Nicolson bought 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 598 ($7.93) per share, with a total value of £35,880 ($47,592.52). Also, insider Pamela Powell bought 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, July 24th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 597 ($7.92) per share, for a total transaction of £29,850 ($39,594.11). Over the last ninety days, insiders acquired 11,071 shares of company stock valued at $6,617,812.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on BAG shares. Whitman Howard restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.96) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a research note on Monday, June 19th. J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their price objective on A.G. Barr plc from GBX 535 ($7.10) to GBX 580 ($7.69) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Societe Generale increased their price objective on A.G. Barr plc from GBX 630 ($8.36) to GBX 637 ($8.45) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 675 ($8.95) target price on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Investec reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 680 ($9.02) target price on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 586.89 ($7.78).
About A.G. Barr plc
A.G. BARR p.l.c. is a United Kingdom-based company, which is involved in soft drinks business. The Company’s segments include carbonates, still drinks and water, and other. Its other segment includes Funkin cocktail solutions, vending machines, ice-cream and other soft drink related items, such as water cups.
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