Judges Scientific PLC (JDG) Insider Mark Lavelle Acquires 5 Shares

Judges Scientific PLC (LON:JDG) insider Mark Lavelle purchased 5 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 2,854 ($37.29) per share, with a total value of £142.70 ($186.46).

JDG opened at GBX 2,990 ($39.07) on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $185.39 million and a P/E ratio of 22.08. Judges Scientific PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 2,080 ($27.18) and a 12 month high of GBX 3,000 ($39.20). The company has a quick ratio of 1.44, a current ratio of 2.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.15.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 6th will be issued a GBX 28 ($0.37) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 6th. This is an increase from Judges Scientific’s previous dividend of $12.00. This represents a yield of 0.97%. Judges Scientific’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.30%.

Separately, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “house stock” rating on shares of Judges Scientific in a report on Monday, April 1st.

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Judges Scientific Company Profile

Judges Scientific plc designs, manufactures, and sells scientific instruments. The company operates in two segments, Materials Sciences Group and Vacuum Group. It offers equipment for engineering education and research used at universities, colleges, schools, and research centers; and research and development systems, primarily for the food, beverage, dairy, edible oil, and pharmaceutical industries.

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