Consort Medical plc (LON:CSRT) insider Ian James Nicholson purchased 1,350 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 9th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 736 ($9.62) per share, with a total value of £9,936 ($12,983.14).

Shares of LON:CSRT opened at GBX 736 ($9.62) on Friday. Consort Medical plc has a 1 year low of GBX 700 ($9.15) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,270 ($16.59). The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 791.54 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 874.11. The firm has a market capitalization of $363.32 million and a PE ratio of 34.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 46.56, a current ratio of 1.63 and a quick ratio of 1.04.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.80 ($0.18) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 19th. This is a positive change from Consort Medical’s previous dividend of $7.60. Consort Medical’s payout ratio is 1.32%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Numis Securities lowered Consort Medical to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 6th. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their target price on Consort Medical from GBX 1,320 ($17.25) to GBX 1,130 ($14.77) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 13th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Consort Medical in a research report on Monday, July 15th.

Consort Medical Company Profile

Consort Medical plc operates as a one-stop developer and manufacturer of drugs and premium drug delivery devices. It operates through two divisions, Bespak and Aesica. The company provides various life improving treatments to patients across worldwide through the design, development, and manufacture of medical devices for inhaled, injectable, nasal, and ocular drug delivery, as well as point of care diagnostics products.

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