Ross Paterson Acquires 92 Shares of Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) Stock
Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) insider Ross Paterson purchased 92 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 5th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 164 ($2.12) per share, for a total transaction of £150.88 ($194.63).
Ross Paterson also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, August 1st, Ross Paterson purchased 94 shares of Stagecoach Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 160 ($2.06) per share, for a total transaction of £150.40 ($194.01).
Shares of LON SGC opened at GBX 161.90 ($2.09) on Friday. Stagecoach Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 124.40 ($1.60) and a 1-year high of GBX 217.60 ($2.81).
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be issued a dividend of GBX 3.90 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 2.79%. This is a positive change from Stagecoach Group’s previous dividend of $3.80. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 23rd.
SGC has been the topic of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Friday, May 18th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Thursday, June 28th. Citigroup raised Stagecoach Group to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 137 ($1.77) to GBX 171 ($2.21) in a research note on Tuesday, July 17th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Friday, May 18th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 171 ($2.21) price objective on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Thursday, June 28th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 169.75 ($2.19).
Stagecoach Group Company Profile
Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, the United States, and Canada. It operates through four segments: UK Bus (Regional Operations), UK Bus (London), North America, and UK Rail. The company offers bus, coach, train, and tram services.
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