Hill & Smith (LON:HILS) Reaches New 1-Year High at $1,512.00

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS)’s stock price hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 1,512 ($19.75) and last traded at GBX 1,490 ($19.47), with a volume of 20194 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,472 ($19.23).

The company’s fifty day moving average is GBX 1,363.08 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 1,327.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 52.48, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.70. The company has a market cap of £1.19 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.93.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 3rd will be issued a GBX 17.50 ($0.23) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 3rd. This is an increase from Hill & Smith’s previous dividend of $9.20. Hill & Smith’s dividend payout ratio is 0.31%.

In related news, insider Paul Simmons acquired 3,666 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 7th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,504 ($19.65) per share, for a total transaction of £55,136.64 ($72,036.37). Also, insider Alan Giddins acquired 3,725 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,332 ($17.40) per share, for a total transaction of £49,617 ($64,824.93).

Hill & Smith Company Profile (LON:HILS)

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC designs, manufactures, and supplies infrastructure products; and provides galvanizing services. It operates through three segments: Infrastructure Products Â- Utilities; Infrastructure Products – Roads; and Galvanizing Services. The Infrastructure Products Â- Utilities segment provides industrial floorings, plastic drainage pipes, security fencing, and steel and composite products for a range of infrastructure markets, including energy creation and distribution, rail, water, and house building.

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