QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) insider David Smith bought 10,188 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 196 ($2.75) per share, with a total value of £19,968.48 ($27,998.43).

Shares of QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) opened at GBX 197.33 ($2.77) on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1,120.00 and a P/E ratio of 822.21. QinetiQ Group plc has a 1 year low of GBX 190.30 ($2.67) and a 1 year high of GBX 322.90 ($4.53).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 11th were paid a GBX 2.10 ($0.03) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 11th.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 255 ($3.58) target price on shares of QinetiQ Group in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 265 ($3.72) target price on shares of QinetiQ Group in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 230 ($3.22) target price on shares of QinetiQ Group in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised shares of QinetiQ Group to a “buy” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 310 ($4.35) to GBX 235 ($3.30) in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 247.60 ($3.47).

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About QinetiQ Group

QinetiQ Group plc is a science and engineering company operating in the defense, security and aerospace markets. The Company’s segments include EMEA Services and Global Products. The EMEA Services segment provides technical assurance, test and evaluation, and training services. It provides research and advice in specialist areas, such as concept of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, weapons and energetics, cyber security and procurement advisory services.

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