Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc (LON:SPX) insider Nicholas John Anderson acquired 54 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 2,797 ($34.09) per share, for a total transaction of £1,510.38 ($1,840.80).
Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc (LON:SPX) opened at 4617.00 on Wednesday. Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2,664.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 4,745.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 4,463.00 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,906.39. The company’s market cap is GBX 3.38 billion.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 13th will be issued a GBX 22.50 ($0.27) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th.
Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. BNP Paribas upped their price objective on shares of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc from GBX 3,000 ($36.56) to GBX 3,400 ($41.44) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. HSBC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,450 ($42.05) target price on shares of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc in a report on Thursday, June 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 3,500 ($42.66) target price on shares of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($49.97) target price on shares of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,558.50 ($43.37).
About Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc
Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is a United Kingdom-based industrial engineering company. The Company’s segments include Europe, Middle East & Africa; Asia Pacific; Americas; Steam specialties business, and Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (Watson-Marlow). The Company’s businesses include Spirax Sarco and Watson-Marlow.
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