Card Factory (LON:CARD) Sets New 1-Year Low at $148.40

Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 148.40 ($1.94) and last traded at GBX 150.40 ($1.97), with a volume of 171557 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 155 ($2.03).

A number of research firms recently issued reports on CARD. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 170 ($2.22) price objective on shares of Card Factory in a report on Thursday. Peel Hunt restated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.96) price objective on shares of Card Factory in a report on Thursday. Peel Hunt restated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.96) price objective on shares of Card Factory in a report on Thursday. Finally, UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Card Factory in a research note on Tuesday, September 24th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Card Factory currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 167 ($2.18).

The stock has a market cap of $549.89 million and a PE ratio of 11.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 145.02, a current ratio of 1.02 and a quick ratio of 0.24. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 168.34 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 174.35.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 7th will be paid a GBX 7.90 ($0.10) dividend. This is an increase from Card Factory’s previous dividend of $6.40. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.69%. Card Factory’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.64%.

Card Factory Company Profile (LON:CARD)

Card Factory plc operates as a specialist retailer of greeting cards primarily in the United Kingdom. The company designs, sources, prints, warehouses, produces, distributes, and sells greeting cards, dressings, and related gift items. It operates through two segments, Card Factory and Getting Personal.

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