Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider Robert MacLeod purchased 12 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 3,370 ($42.10) per share, for a total transaction of £404.40 ($505.25).

Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) opened at 3215.00 on Tuesday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 3,386.31 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,171.48. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 6.16 billion. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 2,215.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,568.00.

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The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 24th will be given a GBX 20.50 ($0.26) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 24th.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on JMAT shares. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,550 ($44.35) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Berenberg Bank lowered Johnson Matthey PLC to a “hold” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 3,250 ($40.60) to GBX 3,350 ($41.85) in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,000 ($37.48) to GBX 3,200 ($39.98) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 3,400 ($42.48) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,650 ($45.60) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Friday. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,230.01 ($40.35).

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