Victrex plc (LON:VCT) insider Timothy (Tim) J. Cooper purchased 4 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 2,672 ($36.24) per share, for a total transaction of £106.88 ($144.94).

Shares of Victrex plc (LON:VCT) traded down GBX 100 ($1.36) during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching GBX 2,570 ($34.85). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 402,465 shares, compared to its average volume of 229,467. The firm has a market cap of $2,210.00 and a PE ratio of 2,215.52. Victrex plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,826 ($24.76) and a 52-week high of GBX 2,772 ($37.59).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 1st will be issued a dividend of GBX 109.60 ($1.49) per share. This represents a yield of 4.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 1st. This is a boost from Victrex’s previous dividend of $12.20.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on VCT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on Victrex from GBX 2,250 ($30.51) to GBX 2,580 ($34.99) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,200 ($29.83) target price on shares of Victrex in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Liberum Capital increased their target price on Victrex from GBX 2,440 ($33.09) to GBX 2,770 ($37.56) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,600 ($35.26) target price on shares of Victrex in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, Barclays lowered their target price on Victrex from GBX 2,350 ($31.87) to GBX 2,270 ($30.78) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,309.80 ($31.32).

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Victrex Company Profile

Victrex plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various polymers. The Company’s operating segments include Industrial (Victrex Polymer Solutions) and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). The Victrex Polymer Solutions segment focuses on automotive, aerospace, electronics and energy markets.

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