Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider Anna Manz acquired 2,184 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,181 ($39.74) per share, with a total value of £69,473.04 ($86,797.90).
Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) opened at 3158.00 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 6.06 billion. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 2,215.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,568.00. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,370.95 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,176.64.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 20.50 ($0.26) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 24th.
A number of equities analysts have commented on JMAT shares. Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of Johnson Matthey PLC to an “add” rating and set a GBX 3,754 ($46.90) price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,550 ($44.35) to GBX 3,700 ($46.23) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 18th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,650 ($45.60) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Friday, November 18th. Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Johnson Matthey PLC to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from GBX 3,250 ($40.60) to GBX 3,350 ($41.85) in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,000 ($37.48) to GBX 3,200 ($39.98) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 18th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,233.91 ($40.40).