First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)’s share price crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $2,990.00. First Derivatives shares last traded at $2,960.00, with a volume of 26,247 shares changing hands.

FDP has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 500 ($6.53) target price on shares of Majestic Wine in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Finally, Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 300 ($3.92) target price on shares of Forterra in a research note on Wednesday, May 29th.

The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 3,290.93. The stock has a market cap of $780.05 million and a PE ratio of 61.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.71.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 19.30 ($0.25) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 20th. This is a boost from First Derivatives’s previous dividend of $7.70. This represents a yield of 0.61%. First Derivatives’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.56%.

First Derivatives Company Profile (LON:FDP)

First Derivatives plc provides software and consulting services internationally. The company operates through Consulting and Software segments. It provides kdb+, an in-memory, time-series database. The company also designs, develops, implements, and supports a range of data and trading systems for front, middle, and back-office operations.

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