Shore Capital Downgrades S & U (LON:SUS) to Hold

Shore Capital lowered shares of S & U (LON:SUS) to a hold rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Digital Look reports.

Separately, Peel Hunt reissued an add rating on shares of S & U in a research note on Tuesday.

S & U stock opened at GBX 2,450 ($32.23) on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 39.24, a current ratio of 39.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 74.47. The company has a market capitalization of $296.94 million and a PE ratio of 10.37. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 2,156.60 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 2,123.22. S & U has a twelve month low of GBX 1,725 ($22.69) and a twelve month high of GBX 2,460 ($32.36).

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 20th will be paid a GBX 36 ($0.47) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 20th. This is an increase from S & U’s previous dividend of $34.00. This represents a yield of 1.51%. S & U’s payout ratio is currently 0.36%.

In other S & U news, insider Guy Thompson sold 13,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,100 ($27.62), for a total value of £283,500 ($372,928.18).

About S & U

S&U plc provides consumer credit, motor finance, and property bridging finance services. The company was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Solihull, the United Kingdom.

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