Northgate plc (LON:NTG) passed below its 50 day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 50 day moving average of $330.76 and traded as low as $338.00. Northgate shares last traded at $339.50, with a volume of 46,282 shares.
NTG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Sensyne Health in a report on Monday, June 24th. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($47.04) price objective on shares of in a report on Friday, June 14th. Finally, Barclays reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Mettler-Toledo International in a report on Wednesday, May 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 473 ($6.18).
The firm has a market cap of $452.33 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 84.03, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 1.06. The company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 330.97.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be issued a GBX 12.10 ($0.16) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.82%. This is an increase from Northgate’s previous dividend of $6.20. Northgate’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.48%.
About Northgate (LON:NTG)
Northgate plc provides light commercial vehicle hire services in the United Kingdom, Spain, and the Republic of Ireland. It also sells used vehicles; supplies other related goods and services; and offers fleet management services. The company operates a fleet of 52,900 vehicles in the United Kingdom; and a fleet of 48,000 vehicles in Spain.
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