Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) announced a dividend on Wednesday, March 13th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, May 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 15.74 ($0.21) per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. This is a boost from Dignity’s previous dividend of $8.64. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
LON:DTY opened at GBX 676 ($8.83) on Friday. Dignity has a 1-year low of GBX 643 ($8.40) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,325 ($17.31). The stock has a market capitalization of $338.06 million and a P/E ratio of 10.73. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 850.30.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt lowered their price objective on shares of Dignity from GBX 950 ($12.41) to GBX 700 ($9.15) and set a “sell” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Dignity in a research note on Friday, March 22nd.
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Dignity plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides funeral services in the United Kingdom. It operates in three segments: Funeral Services, Crematoria, and Prearranged Funeral Plans. The Funeral Services segment provides funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes. The Crematoria segment offers cremation services, as well as sells memorials and burial plots at the company operated crematoria and cemeteries.
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