Informa (INF) Stock Rating Lowered by Shore Capital

Shore Capital lowered shares of Informa (LON:INF) to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Peel Hunt reissued an add rating on shares of Informa in a research report on Wednesday, March 13th. Liberum Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Informa in a research report on Thursday, March 7th. Deutsche Bank reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 930 ($12.15) price objective on shares of Informa in a research report on Monday, March 4th. UBS Group reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 885 ($11.56) price objective (down previously from GBX 950 ($12.41)) on shares of Informa in a research report on Wednesday, February 27th. Finally, Societe Generale reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 960 ($12.54) price objective on shares of Informa in a research report on Friday, January 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 862.42 ($11.27).

Shares of Informa stock opened at GBX 789.20 ($10.31) on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 47.06. The firm has a market cap of $9.87 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.06. Informa has a 12 month low of GBX 602.80 ($7.88) and a 12 month high of GBX 869.60 ($11.36).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 25th will be given a GBX 14.85 ($0.19) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 25th. This is a positive change from Informa’s previous dividend of $7.05. Informa’s payout ratio is currently 1.12%.

Informa Company Profile

Informa plc engages in business intelligence, academic publishing, and knowledge and events businesses worldwide. The company operates through Academic Publishing, Business Intelligence, Global Exhibitions, and Knowledge & Networking segments. The Academic Publishing segment publishes academic books and journals in print and digital formats for university libraries and departments, specialist research institutions, and individuals in the areas of humanities and social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

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