SSP Group PLC (LON:SSPG) insider Jonathan Davies purchased 19 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 672 ($8.78) per share, for a total transaction of £127.68 ($166.84).

SSP Group stock opened at GBX 678 ($8.86) on Friday. SSP Group PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 641 ($8.38) and a 52 week high of GBX 784.25 ($10.25). The business’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 672.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 130.95, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a current ratio of 0.65. The company has a market cap of $3.02 billion and a PE ratio of 26.08.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 6th were given a dividend of GBX 5.80 ($0.08) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. SSP Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.42%.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on SSPG. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Exelon from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from $48.00 to $52.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 6th. Barclays reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Netflix in a research report on Thursday, May 16th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Daimler in a research report on Wednesday, May 22nd. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Tritax Big Box REIT in a research report on Thursday, May 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 696.88 ($9.11).

About SSP Group

SSP Group plc operates food and beverage outlets. The company operates outlets at airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, and sports stadia and shopping areas. It operates approximately 450 brands through a portfolio of 2,500 outlets, including coffee shops, sandwich bars, bakeries, and casual and fine-dining restaurants, as well as convenience and retail outlets in travel locations in approximately 30 countries in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.

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