Henry Boot plc (LON:BOOT) declared a dividend on Friday, March 22nd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.80 ($0.08) per share on Wednesday, May 29th. This represents a yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 25th. This is an increase from Henry Boot’s previous dividend of $3.20. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
LON BOOT remained flat at $GBX 260 ($3.40) on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 24,112 shares, compared to its average volume of 42,258. The company has a current ratio of 2.04, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.23. Henry Boot has a 52-week low of GBX 230 ($3.01) and a 52-week high of GBX 310 ($4.05). The firm has a market cap of $344.79 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.58.
In related news, insider Jonathan James Sykes bought 125,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 247 ($3.23) per share, for a total transaction of £308,750 ($403,436.56).
Separately, Peel Hunt decreased their price objective on Henry Boot from GBX 325 ($4.25) to GBX 290 ($3.79) and set an “add” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, December 10th.
About Henry Boot
Henry Boot PLC invests in, develops, and trades in properties in the United Kingdom. It operates through Property Investment and Development, Land Promotion, and Construction segments. The company develops commercial properties and family homes. It is also involved in acquiring, promoting, developing, and trading in land.
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