Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 2,163 ($29.16) and last traded at GBX 2,167 ($29.22), with a volume of 89,320 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,241.36 ($30.22).

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,950 ($39.77) target price on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,400 ($32.36) target price on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,750 ($37.08) target price on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,729 ($36.79).

The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.08 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 2,329.24 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,449.44.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st will be given a GBX 8.64 ($0.12) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.36%.

In other Dignity Plc news, insider Andrew Davies sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,534 ($34.16), for a total value of £101,360 ($136,659.03).

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About Dignity Plc

Dignity plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of funeral related services in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. The Company’s funeral services relate to the provision of funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes.

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