Capita PLC (LON:CPI) declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 11.10 ($0.14) per share on Wednesday, November 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Capita PLC (LON:CPI) opened at 603.00 on Wednesday. Capita PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 572.16 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,306.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 861.50 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 973.87. The company’s market cap is GBX 4.01 billion.
In related news, insider Ian Powell bought 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 29th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 699 ($8.52) per share, for a total transaction of £13,980 ($17,038.39). Also, insider Nick Greatorex bought 1,461 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 30th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 679 ($8.28) per share, for a total transaction of £9,920.19 ($12,090.42).
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on CPI shares. Numis Securities Ltd raised Capita PLC to a “buy” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from GBX 1,115 ($13.59) to GBX 890 ($10.85) in a report on Friday, September 30th. Credit Suisse Group AG decreased their price target on Capita PLC from GBX 980 ($11.94) to GBX 675 ($8.23) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 979 ($11.93) price target on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 29th. BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 950 ($11.58) price target on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Monday, October 10th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 987 ($12.03) price target on shares of Capita PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Capita PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 951.69 ($11.60).
About Capita PLC
Capita PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which creates and delivers services in business process management. The Company’s segments include Digital & Software Solutions, Integrated Services, Local Government, Property & Health, Workplace Services, IT Enterprise Services, Asset Services, Customer Management, Capita Europe and Insurance & Benefits Services.
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