Qiwi PLC (QIWI) Announces Dividend Increase – $0.22 Per Share
Qiwi PLC (NASDAQ:QIWI) announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.22 per share on Tuesday, December 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 1st. This is a positive change from Qiwi PLC’s previous dividend of $0.20.
Shares of Qiwi PLC (NASDAQ:QIWI) opened at 13.52 on Friday. Qiwi PLC has a 12 month low of $10.42 and a 12 month high of $20.15. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $0.00 and a 200 day moving average of $0.00.
Qiwi PLC (NASDAQ:QIWI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 22nd. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $42.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $40.50 million. Qiwi PLC had a return on equity of 20.42% and a net margin of 21.93%. Qiwi PLC’s revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $18.74 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Qiwi PLC will post $1.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of QIWI. Credit Suisse AG boosted its position in shares of Qiwi PLC by 11.6% in the third quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 365,938 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,357,000 after buying an additional 37,973 shares in the last quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Qiwi PLC during the third quarter worth $139,000. HighTower Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Qiwi PLC during the third quarter worth $333,000. Hsbc Holdings PLC bought a new position in shares of Qiwi PLC during the third quarter worth $170,000. Finally, KCG Holdings Inc. bought a new position in shares of Qiwi PLC during the third quarter worth $201,000. 58.71% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About Qiwi PLC
QIWI plc is a provider of payment services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The Company’s network enables payment services across physical, online and mobile channels. The Company operates in target markets and customer segments. It had deployed over 16.1 million virtual wallets, approximately 172,000 kiosks and terminals, and enabled merchants to accept cash and electronic payments.
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