Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 13 ($0.16) per share on Tuesday, January 3rd. This represents a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) opened at 2013.00 on Friday. Bunzl plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,722.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 2,587.89. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2,248.43 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 2,225.60. The firm’s market cap is GBX 6.64 billion.

Dividend History for Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL)

In other news, insider Paul Budge,Charles sold 17,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,287 ($28.33), for a total transaction of £388,790 ($481,592.96). Also, insider Patrick Larmon sold 18,081 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,342 ($29.01), for a total transaction of £423,457.02 ($524,534.89).

BNZL has been the topic of several research reports. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Bunzl plc from GBX 2,100 ($26.01) to GBX 2,520 ($31.22) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on shares of Bunzl plc from GBX 2,000 ($24.77) to GBX 2,450 ($30.35) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 17th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($22.30) target price on shares of Bunzl plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,298.71 ($28.47).

About Bunzl plc

Bunzl plc is engaged in the distribution and outsourcing service. The Company supplies a range of sourced non-food products to a range of market sectors in approximately 30 countries. The Company’s segments include North America, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom & Ireland, and Rest of the World.

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