Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) insider Alan Stewart acquired 59 shares of Tesco stock in a transaction on Friday, November 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 235 ($3.07) per share, for a total transaction of £138.65 ($181.17).
Shares of LON:TSCO opened at GBX 230.70 ($3.01) on Tuesday. Tesco PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 187.05 ($2.44) and a 1 year high of GBX 293.40 ($3.83). The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 237.11 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 232.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $22.53 billion and a PE ratio of 17.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 123.58, a current ratio of 0.80 and a quick ratio of 0.47.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 10th were given a dividend of GBX 2.65 ($0.03) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.1%. Tesco’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.52%.
Tesco PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery retailer. The company also provides retail banking and insurance services. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Malaysia, Thailand, and internationally. The company serves its customers through 6,809 stores, as well as online.
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