Shares of Securities Trust of Scotland plc (LON:STS) passed above its 50 day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 50 day moving average of $204.39 and traded as high as $213.22. Securities Trust of Scotland shares last traded at $212.00, with a volume of 55,511 shares traded.
The stock has a market capitalization of $221.88 million and a P/E ratio of 9.38. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 208.59 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 198.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.15, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 0.57.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be paid a GBX 1.45 ($0.02) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 26th. Securities Trust of Scotland’s payout ratio is presently 0.27%.
Securities Trust of Scotland plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Martin Currie Fund Management Limited. It is co-managed by Martin Currie Investment Management Limited. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.
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