Senior plc (LON:SNR) insider Ian King bought 33,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 26th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 297 ($4.10) per share, with a total value of £100,089 ($138,282.67).
Senior plc (SNR) traded down GBX 4.40 ($0.06) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 305.40 ($4.22). The stock had a trading volume of 978,487 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,060,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,290.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,054.00. Senior plc has a 1-year low of GBX 196.70 ($2.72) and a 1-year high of GBX 310.40 ($4.29).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 3rd will be paid a GBX 4.90 ($0.07) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 3rd. This is a boost from Senior’s previous dividend of $2.05. This represents a yield of 1.7%.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Peel Hunt reissued a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.59) price target on shares of Senior in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on Senior from GBX 325 ($4.49) to GBX 315 ($4.35) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Numis Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 285 ($3.94) price target on shares of Senior in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Jefferies Group upped their target price on Senior from GBX 305 ($4.21) to GBX 318 ($4.39) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 280 ($3.87) price target on shares of Senior in a report on Thursday, January 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Senior presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 283.67 ($3.92).
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Senior Company Profile
Senior plc is a holding company. The Company is an engineering solutions provider. The Company designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle and energy markets. It operates in two divisions: Aerospace and Flexonics.
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