Stephen A. Carter Purchases 12,500 Shares of Informa Plc (INF) Stock
Informa Plc (LON:INF) insider Stephen A. Carter acquired 12,500 shares of Informa Plc stock in a transaction on Monday, October 3rd. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 720 ($9.40) per share, with a total value of £90,000 ($117,478.14).
Informa Plc (LON:INF) opened at 725.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 714.78 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 697.59. Informa Plc has a one year low of GBX 563.00 and a one year high of GBX 762.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.70 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th were paid a dividend of GBX 6.80 ($0.09) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.93%.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 765 ($9.99) price objective on shares of Informa Plc in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Informa Plc from GBX 730 ($9.53) to GBX 770 ($10.05) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 15th. BNP Paribas lifted their price target on Informa Plc from GBX 700 ($9.14) to GBX 770 ($10.05) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Panmure Gordon lifted their price target on Informa Plc from GBX 750 ($9.79) to GBX 825 ($10.77) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Informa Plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Informa Plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 752.67 ($9.82).
About Informa Plc
Informa plc provides academics, businesses and individuals with knowledge, information and skills and services. It operates in three segments: academic information, which includes the Taylor & Francis publishing business, provides a portfolio of online and print publications, primarily for academic users across the spectrum of science, technology, humanities and social sciences; professional and commercial information, which include Datamonitor, Informa Business Information and Informa Financial Information provides information, across a range of formats and on a global basis, to a variety of sectors, including medical, pharmaceutical, maritime and telecoms, and events and training consists of trade shows and exhibitions, large and small conferences and training courses.
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