Shares of NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 304.13 ($3.97).

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 315 ($4.11) price objective on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. Citigroup Inc. assumed coverage on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a GBX 335 ($4.37) price objective for the company. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th.

In other news, insider Patel ,Atul sold 13,426 shares of NCC Group PLC stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 297 ($3.88), for a total transaction of £39,875.22 ($52,049.63).

Shares of NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) opened at 356.00 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 333.77 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 289.80. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 981.93 million. NCC Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 225.70 and a 12-month high of GBX 356.00.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be issued a GBX 3.15 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.13%. This is an increase from NCC Group PLC’s previous dividend of $1.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st.

About NCC Group PLC

NCC Group plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. It operates as an information assurance company, which is engaged in providing organizations across the world with escrow and verification, security consulting, Web performance and domain services. It operates in three divisions: Escrow, Assurance and Domain Services.

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