Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) insider Mary Waldner acquired 1,000 shares of Oxford Instruments stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 876 ($12.28) per share, for a total transaction of £8,760 ($12,282.67).
Shares of Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG) opened at GBX 893 ($12.52) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $512.36 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -3,434.62. Oxford Instruments plc has a 52-week low of GBX 726.41 ($10.19) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,174 ($16.46).
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 3.70 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.38%.
OXIG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Liberum Capital raised Oxford Instruments to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,100 ($15.42) price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,275 ($17.88) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,020 ($14.30) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Oxford Instruments in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on Oxford Instruments from GBX 700 ($9.81) to GBX 1,050 ($14.72) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Oxford Instruments has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,046.88 ($14.68).
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About Oxford Instruments
Oxford Instruments plc is a provider of technology tools and systems for industry and research. The Company operates through two segments: Nanotechnology Tools and Service. The Nanotechnology Tools segment offers technology products serving research customers in both the public and private sectors. The Service segment contains the Company’s service, rental and refurbished asset sales business.
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