U and I Group PLC (LON:UAI) insider Richard Upton purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 149 ($1.95) per share, for a total transaction of £7,450 ($9,734.74).

Richard Upton also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, November 28th, Richard Upton purchased 76,027 shares of U and I Group stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 149 ($1.95) per share, for a total transaction of £113,280.23 ($148,020.68).
  • On Thursday, November 21st, Richard Upton acquired 138,888 shares of U and I Group stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 144 ($1.88) per share, with a total value of £199,998.72 ($261,333.75).

Shares of LON:UAI traded down GBX 3.80 ($0.05) during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 145.20 ($1.90). 41,113 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 126,009. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 2.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 65.72. U and I Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 126.80 ($1.66) and a 12 month high of GBX 479.33 ($6.26). The firm has a market capitalization of $182.13 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.21. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 145.17 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 147.47.

U and I Group (LON:UAI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 20th. The company reported GBX (18.30) (($0.24)) EPS for the quarter. Analysts forecast that U and I Group PLC will post 2201.0000616 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 28th will be given a GBX 2.40 ($0.03) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.68%. U and I Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 1.58%.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on UAI. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of U and I Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 20th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of U and I Group in a research report on Tuesday.

About U and I Group

U and I Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, invests and trades in, and develops real estate properties in the United Kingdom. The company operates through three divisions: Investment, Development and Trading, and Operating. Its property portfolio includes mixed-use regeneration projects, office buildings, residential units, retail units, shopping centers, and commercial spaces.

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