Murray Income Trust Plc (LON:MUT) was up 0.5% on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 923 ($12.06) and last traded at GBX 920 ($12.02). Approximately 81,317 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 49% from the average daily volume of 160,422 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 915 ($11.95).
The company has a market cap of £1.07 billion and a PE ratio of -27.01. The company has a current ratio of 2.23, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.91. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 918.79 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 893.63.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 19th will be issued a GBX 9.75 ($0.13) dividend. This is a positive change from Murray Income Trust’s previous dividend of $8.25. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.06%. Murray Income Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -1.14%.
Murray Income Trust PLC is an investment trust. The Company’s investment objective is to provide high and growing income combined with capital growth through investment in a portfolio of equities in the United Kingdom. The Company invests in the shares of companies that have potential for real earnings and dividend growth, while at the same time providing an above-average portfolio yield.
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