Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported GBX 38.60 ($0.50) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 37.50 ($0.49) by GBX 1.10 ($0.01), Bloomberg Earnings reports.
LON:DMGT opened at GBX 837 ($10.94) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.78 billion and a P/E ratio of 4.84. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 841.94 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 793.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 27.34, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.50. Daily Mail and General Trust P L C has a 12-month low of GBX 555 ($7.25) and a 12-month high of GBX 897 ($11.72).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 16.60 ($0.22) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 12th. This represents a yield of 1.97%. This is a positive change from Daily Mail and General Trust P L C’s previous dividend of $7.30. Daily Mail and General Trust P L C’s payout ratio is currently 0.13%.
In other Daily Mail and General Trust P L C news, insider Kevin Beatty sold 6,328 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 826 ($10.79), for a total value of £52,269.28 ($68,299.07). Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 47 shares of company stock valued at $39,549.
About Daily Mail and General Trust P L C
Daily Mail and General Trust plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in digital, information, events, and media businesses in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, Australia, and internationally. The company provides risk models, software applications, and analytical data services for the risk and insurance industry; business-to-business information, analysis, and software for the property, education technology, and energy sectors; and organizes exhibitions and conferences focusing on the energy, construction, interiors, hotel, and hospitality and leisure sectors.
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