Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) insider Lance Batchelor bought 73 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 14th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 204 ($2.58) per share, with a total value of £148.92 ($188.39).
Lance Batchelor also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, May 15th, Lance Batchelor bought 73 shares of Saga PLC stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 206 ($2.61) per share, with a total value of £150.38 ($190.23).
Saga PLC (SAGA) traded up 2.67% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 204.00. The company had a trading volume of 4,995,518 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 204.89 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 197.37. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.27 billion. Saga PLC has a one year low of GBX 175.00 and a one year high of GBX 227.38.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.80 ($0.07) per share. This is an increase from Saga PLC’s previous dividend of $2.70. This represents a yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th.
SAGA has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Thursday, April 20th. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.16) target price on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.72) target price on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.53) target price on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Saga PLC in a report on Thursday, March 30th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Saga PLC has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 224.17 ($2.84).
About Saga PLC
Saga plc is a provider of services for the customers aged 50 and over. The Company operates through three segments: Insurance, Travel, and Emerging Businesses and Central Costs. Insurance segment consists of general insurance products, such as Motor insurance, Home insurance and Other insurance. Travel segment primarily consists of the operation and delivery of package tours and cruise holiday products.
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