Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) insider Timothy James Wilson sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$70.85, for a total value of C$212,550.00.

Timothy James Wilson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, August 21st, Timothy James Wilson sold 2,000 shares of Equitable Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of C$64.67, for a total value of C$129,340.00.
  • On Friday, August 17th, Timothy James Wilson sold 2,000 shares of Equitable Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of C$63.50, for a total value of C$127,000.00.

TSE:EQB traded down C$0.17 during trading hours on Friday, hitting C$61.86. 38,400 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 27,884. Equitable Group Inc. has a one year low of C$52.01 and a one year high of C$72.98.

Equitable Group (TSE:EQB) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported C$2.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of C$2.24 by C$0.21. The business had revenue of C$214.96 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$84.60 million. Equitable Group had a return on equity of 15.06% and a net margin of 45.86%.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 14th were given a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 13th.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets raised their target price on Equitable Group from C$65.00 to C$80.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, August 13th. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price target on Equitable Group from C$66.00 to C$74.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 10th. TD Securities increased their price target on Equitable Group from C$75.00 to C$77.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Finally, National Bank Financial increased their price target on Equitable Group from C$65.00 to C$70.00 in a research note on Friday, August 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$74.13.

Equitable Group Company Profile

Equitable Group Inc, through its subsidiary, Equitable Bank, provides various financial services to retail and commercial customers in Canada. Its deposit products include guaranteed investment certificates (GICs), high interest savings accounts (HISAs), and deposit notes. The company also provides single family lending services, such as loans secured by owner-occupied and investment properties comprising detached and semi-detached houses, townhouses, and condos through a range of products, such as mortgages, home equity lines of credit, and equity release mortgages; and commercial lending products that include mortgages on commercial properties comprising mixed-use, multi-unit residential, shopping plaza, professional office, and industrial properties.

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