Senior plc (LON:SNR) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 284 ($3.71).
Several research firms have commented on SNR. Berenberg Bank upped their price objective on shares of Senior from GBX 250 ($3.27) to GBX 260 ($3.40) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 7th. Jefferies Financial Group decreased their price objective on shares of Senior from GBX 311 ($4.06) to GBX 300 ($3.92) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, March 4th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Senior in a report on Monday, March 4th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 310 ($4.05) price objective on shares of Senior in a report on Tuesday, January 29th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on shares of Senior from GBX 275 ($3.59) to GBX 235 ($3.07) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 10th.
In related news, insider Andrew Bodenham sold 19,244 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 208 ($2.72), for a total value of £40,027.52 ($52,303.04).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd will be issued a GBX 5.23 ($0.07) dividend. This is an increase from Senior’s previous dividend of $2.19. This represents a dividend yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 2nd. Senior’s payout ratio is currently 0.59%.
Senior Company Profile
Senior plc designs, manufactures, and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle, and power and energy markets worldwide. The company operates through two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics. The Aerospace division offers high-pressure and low-pressure engineered ducting systems, engineered control bellows, assemblies, and sensors; precision-machined and fabricated engine components; fluid systems ducting and control products; and precision-machined airframe components and assemblies.
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