Sophos Ltd (LON:SOPH) insider Steve Munford sold 200,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 583 ($7.67), for a total value of £1,166,000 ($1,533,605.16).
Shares of Sophos Ltd (LON SOPH) traded down GBX 5.50 ($0.07) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 582 ($7.65). The stock had a trading volume of 384,718 shares, compared to its average volume of 954,760. Sophos Ltd has a 52-week low of GBX 229.54 ($3.02) and a 52-week high of GBX 654 ($8.60).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.18%.
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A number of research firms have weighed in on SOPH. Jefferies Group LLC began coverage on Sophos in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Sophos in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating on shares of Sophos in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Sophos presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 381 ($5.01).
Sophos Company Profile
Sophos Limited is a United Kingdom-based cyber security company. The Company is engaged in the provision of information technology (IT) security solutions. Its security suites protect organizations by defending against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam, policy abuse and data leakage while providing network access control (NAC).
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