James Fisher & Sons (LON:FSJ) Rating Lowered to Sell at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity lowered shares of James Fisher & Sons (LON:FSJ) to a sell rating in a report published on Tuesday, March 26th, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. The firm currently has GBX 1,900 ($24.83) price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of GBX 1,800 ($23.52).

LON FSJ traded up GBX 30 ($0.39) during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1,980 ($25.87). 22,446 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 40,200. James Fisher & Sons has a one year low of GBX 1,568 ($20.49) and a one year high of GBX 2,280 ($29.79). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 43.15, a current ratio of 1.63 and a quick ratio of 1.28. The firm has a market cap of $994.66 million and a PE ratio of 22.27.

James Fisher & Sons (LON:FSJ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 26th. The company reported GBX 89.50 ($1.17) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 86.20 ($1.13) by GBX 3.30 ($0.04). As a group, equities analysts expect that James Fisher & Sons will post 9023.99973748364 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 4th will be issued a GBX 21.30 ($0.28) dividend. This is a boost from James Fisher & Sons’s previous dividend of $10.30. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.18%. James Fisher & Sons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.36%.

In other James Fisher & Sons news, insider Nick Henry sold 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,214 ($28.93), for a total transaction of £11,070 ($14,464.92). Also, insider Stuart Kilpatrick sold 4,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,999 ($26.12), for a total transaction of £87,956 ($114,930.09).

James Fisher & Sons Company Profile

James Fisher and Sons plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides marine and specialist engineering services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Marine Support, Specialist Technical, Offshore Oil, and Tankships. The Marine Support segment engages in the provision of ship to ship transfer services; offshore terminal services; integrated marine services, including remotely operated vehicle systems and diving services; mass-flow excavation services; and products and services that measure and monitor structural stress, and instrumentation and testing materials to marine, oil and gas, renewables, defense, civil, and construction end markets.

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