YouGov Plc (LON:YOU) insider Ashley Martin acquired 5,617 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 12th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 445 ($5.81) per share, for a total transaction of £24,995.65 ($32,661.24).

Shares of YOU stock opened at GBX 440 ($5.75) on Tuesday. YouGov Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 245.01 ($3.20) and a 52-week high of GBX 361.40 ($4.72).

YouGov (LON:YOU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 9th. The company reported GBX 16.60 ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 14.80 ($0.19) by GBX 1.80 ($0.02). YouGov had a return on equity of 8.08% and a net margin of 5.70%.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 6th will be given a GBX 3 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. This is an increase from YouGov’s previous dividend of $2.00.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on YouGov in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 590 ($7.71) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 525 ($6.86) price objective (up previously from GBX 495 ($6.47)) on shares of YouGov in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, Numis Securities increased their price objective on YouGov from GBX 330 ($4.31) to GBX 540 ($7.06) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 26th.

YouGov Company Profile

YouGov plc provides online market research services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, France, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers quantitative services, such as brand tracking, brand health and equity studies, usage and attitude studies, consumer/market segmentation, concept/pack testing and evaluation, price evaluation, mystery shopping, customer satisfaction, media studies, opinion and social polling, and choice-based conjoint research services; and qualitative research services comprising target audience understanding, category exploration, brand equity and positioning, shopper research/retail strategy, concept development and evaluation, and communications development and evaluation services.

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