Roger Parry Acquires 7,500 Shares of YouGov Plc (YOU) Stock

YouGov Plc (LON:YOU) insider Roger Parry purchased 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 29th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 384 ($5.02) per share, with a total value of £28,800 ($37,632.30).

Shares of YOU stock opened at GBX 397.50 ($5.19) on Thursday. YouGov Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 245.01 ($3.20) and a 52-week high of GBX 361.40 ($4.72).

YouGov (LON:YOU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 9th. The company reported GBX 16.60 ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 14.80 ($0.19) by GBX 1.80 ($0.02). YouGov had a net margin of 5.70% and a return on equity of 8.08%.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be paid a GBX 3 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th. This is a boost from YouGov’s previous dividend of $2.00. This represents a yield of 0.64%.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on YOU shares. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 590 ($7.71) price objective on shares of YouGov in a research note on Friday, July 13th. Numis Securities raised their price objective on shares of YouGov from GBX 330 ($4.31) to GBX 540 ($7.06) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating on shares of YouGov in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th.

About YouGov

YouGov plc provides online market research services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, France, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers quantitative services, such as brand tracking, brand health and equity studies, usage and attitude studies, consumer/market segmentation, concept/pack testing and evaluation, price evaluation, mystery shopping, customer satisfaction, media studies, opinion and social polling, and choice-based conjoint research services; and qualitative research services comprising target audience understanding, category exploration, brand equity and positioning, shopper research/retail strategy, concept development and evaluation, and communications development and evaluation services.

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