PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) insider Richard J. Harvey purchased 3,413 shares of PZ Cussons plc stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 30th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 363 ($4.74) per share, with a total value of £12,389.19 ($16,171.77).

Shares of PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) traded up 1.10% during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 367.60. 305,833 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. PZ Cussons plc has a 52-week low of GBX 240.70 and a 52-week high of GBX 373.30. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.54 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 348.32 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 329.47.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be issued a dividend of GBX 5.50 ($0.07) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 11th. This is a boost from PZ Cussons plc’s previous dividend of $2.61.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on PZC. HSBC boosted their price target on shares of PZ Cussons plc from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 322 ($4.20) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 10th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a report on Thursday, June 9th. Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of PZ Cussons plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 296 ($3.86) price objective for the company in a report on Friday, June 10th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.31) price objective on shares of PZ Cussons plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. PZ Cussons plc has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 329.67 ($4.30).

About PZ Cussons plc

PZ Cussons Plc is a United Kingdom-based consumer products company. The Company’s personal care products include bar soap, liquid hand wash, shower gel, skincare and hair care. The Company’s home care consists of fabric care, which includes products, such as laundry soap and branded bulk and packaged washing powder, and dish care, which includes its Morning Fresh brand.

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