Katerina Patmore Buys 9,576 Shares of Harworth Group plc (LON:HWG) Stock

Harworth Group plc (LON:HWG) insider Katerina Patmore purchased 9,576 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 161 ($2.10) per share, for a total transaction of £15,417.36 ($20,142.88).

HWG stock remained flat at $GBX 160 ($2.09) during midday trading on Wednesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 666,839 shares, compared to its average volume of 205,020. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 154.17 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 141.43. The company has a current ratio of 3.89, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 17.37. The stock has a market cap of £516.35 million and a P/E ratio of 20.00. Harworth Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 86.40 ($1.13) and a 12 month high of GBX 167 ($2.18).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 23rd will be issued a GBX 0.37 ($0.00) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 23rd. This represents a yield of 0.23%. Harworth Group’s payout ratio is currently 0.04%.

HWG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Peel Hunt reissued a “top pick” rating and issued a GBX 175 ($2.29) price target on shares of Harworth Group in a research note on Friday, July 23rd. Liberum Capital lifted their price target on shares of Harworth Group from GBX 161 ($2.10) to GBX 175 ($2.29) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 23rd. Finally, Peel Hunt reissued a “top pick” rating and issued a GBX 175 ($2.29) price target on shares of Harworth Group in a research note on Friday, July 23rd.

Harworth Group Company Profile

Harworth Group plc operates as a brownfield land developer and property regeneration company in the North of England and the Midlands. The company operates in two segments, Income Generation and Capital Growth. The Income Generation segment focuses on generating rental returns from the business space portfolio; rental returns and royalties from energy generation, environmental technologies, and the agricultural portfolio; and income generating streams from recycled aggregates and secondary coal products.

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