Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) announced a dividend on Thursday, November 7th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 2.40 ($0.03) per share on Friday, January 24th. This represents a yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 2nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
LON AUTO opened at GBX 535.20 ($6.99) on Friday. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 528.12 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 548.34. Auto Trader Group has a one year low of GBX 411.70 ($5.38) and a one year high of GBX 606.80 ($7.93). The stock has a market capitalization of $5.06 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 553.22, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.89.
Several research firms recently commented on AUTO. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 570 ($7.45) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group in a research note on Thursday. HSBC raised their target price on Auto Trader Group from GBX 465 ($6.08) to GBX 535 ($6.99) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Auto Trader Group in a research note on Monday. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Auto Trader Group in a research note on Friday. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 570 ($7.45) target price on shares of Auto Trader Group in a research note on Thursday. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Auto Trader Group currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 547.71 ($7.16).
Auto Trader Group plc operates in the digital automotive marketplace in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It offers its products to retailers and home traders, and logistics firms; vehicle advertisement on its Websites for private sellers, as well as insurance and loan financing products to consumers; and display advertising on its Websites for manufacturers and their advertising agencies.
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