Insider Selling: Rotork p.l.c. (ROR) Insider Sells 131,630 Shares of Stock

Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) insider Jonathan Davis sold 131,630 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 293 ($3.83), for a total transaction of £385,675.90 ($503,953.87).

Jonathan Davis also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, January 21st, Jonathan Davis acquired 526 shares of Rotork stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 273 ($3.57) per share, for a total transaction of £1,435.98 ($1,876.36).

Shares of Rotork stock traded down GBX 2.30 ($0.03) during trading hours on Friday, reaching GBX 316 ($4.13). 1,340,347 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,300,000. Rotork p.l.c. has a 52-week low of GBX 232.60 ($3.04) and a 52-week high of GBX 363.20 ($4.75). The firm has a market cap of $2.75 billion and a PE ratio of 30.10. The company has a quick ratio of 1.62, a current ratio of 2.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.85.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.70 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.3%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 11th. This is a positive change from Rotork’s previous dividend of $2.20. Rotork’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.57%.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Rotork in a research report on Wednesday, March 27th. HSBC cut their price objective on Rotork from GBX 375 ($4.90) to GBX 350 ($4.57) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th. Goldman Sachs Group cut their price objective on Rotork from GBX 325 ($4.25) to GBX 290 ($3.79) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Rotork in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Rotork in a research report on Friday, March 15th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Rotork has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 321.62 ($4.20).

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About Rotork

Rotork plc designs, manufactures, and markets actuators and flow control products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Controls, Fluid Systems, Gears, and Instruments. The company offers electric actuators and control systems, including intelligent multi-turn and part-turn valve actuators, part-turn/rotary and linear control valve actuators, heavy-duty part-turn/rotary and linear valve actuators, small part-turn/rotary valve actuators, and network control systems, as well as explosion proof actuators, sensors, switches, and controls.

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