Gooch & Housego (GHH) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Gooch & Housego (LON:GHH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported GBX 16.40 ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 19.20 ($0.25) by GBX (2.80) (($0.04)), Digital Look Earnings reports.

GHH opened at GBX 1,018.59 ($13.31) on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 2.44, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 27.85. The firm has a market cap of $238.12 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.12. Gooch & Housego has a 52-week low of GBX 1,045 ($13.65) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,900 ($24.83).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 20th will be issued a dividend of GBX 4.30 ($0.06) per share. This represents a yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 20th. Gooch & Housego’s payout ratio is 0.38%.

In other news, insider Gareth J. Crowe sold 1,847 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,330 ($17.38), for a total value of £24,565.10 ($32,098.65). Also, insider Andrew Boteler sold 17,601 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,240 ($16.20), for a total transaction of £218,252.40 ($285,185.42).

Separately, FinnCap reaffirmed a “corporate” rating on shares of Gooch & Housego in a report on Tuesday, April 9th.

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Gooch & Housego Company Profile

Gooch & Housego PLC researches, designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells photonic systems, components, and instrumentation in the United States, continental Europe, the United Kingdom, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Aerospace & Defence, Life Sciences, Industrial, and Scientific Research.

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