Smiths Group plc (SMIN) to Issue Dividend of GBX 28.75
Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) declared a dividend on Wednesday, September 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 28.75 ($0.38) per share on Friday, November 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 20th. This is a boost from Smiths Group plc’s previous dividend of $13.25. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) opened at 1443.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 5704.50 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,361.41 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,190.05. Smiths Group plc has a one year low of GBX 858.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,447.00.
A number of analysts have issued reports on the company. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Monday. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,275 ($16.64) price target on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Friday, September 23rd. HSBC boosted their target price on Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,100 ($14.36) to GBX 1,300 ($16.97) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,300 ($16.97) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Monday, August 22nd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,300 ($16.97) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,185 ($15.47).
Smiths Group plc Company Profile
Smiths Group plc is a technology company. The Company operates through five divisions: John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek. John Crane division offers mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings, power transmission couplings and filtration systems.
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