Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK) announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 15.50 ($0.21) per share on Friday, November 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK) traded up 0.99% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1422.00. 684,172 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,488.19 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,526.06. The stock’s market cap is GBX 3.58 billion. Travis Perkins plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,301.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,709.00.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Travis Perkins plc in a report on Friday, August 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,700 ($22.92) target price on shares of Travis Perkins plc in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on Travis Perkins plc from GBX 1,670 ($22.52) to GBX 1,890 ($25.48) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 26th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,545 ($20.83) target price on shares of Travis Perkins plc in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,650 ($22.25) target price on shares of Travis Perkins plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Travis Perkins plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,682.85 ($22.69).
In other news, insider Christopher Rogers purchased 52 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,518 ($20.47) per share, for a total transaction of £789.36 ($1,064.26). Insiders bought a total of 160 shares of company stock valued at $239,223 over the last quarter.
Travis Perkins plc Company Profile
Travis Perkins plc is a United Kingdom-based product supplier to the building, construction and home improvement markets. The Company operates through segments, which include General Merchanting, Plumbing & Heating, Contracts and Consumer. The General Merchanting segment consists of the Travis Perkins and Benchmarx brands and supplies products for various types of repair, maintenance and improvement projects (RMI), as well as new residential and commercial construction.
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