Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider Anna Manz bought 2,184 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 24th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,181 ($39.46) per share, with a total value of £69,473.04 ($86,184.15).

Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) opened at 3146.00 on Tuesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 6.03 billion. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 2,215.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 3,568.00. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,351.11 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,182.84.

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The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 24th will be paid a GBX 20.50 ($0.25) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.64%.

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Several equities research analysts have recently commented on JMAT shares. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Numis Securities Ltd boosted their target price on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from GBX 3,394 ($42.10) to GBX 3,711 ($46.04) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 11th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 3,400 ($42.18) target price on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Berenberg Bank cut shares of Johnson Matthey PLC to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 3,250 ($40.32) to GBX 3,350 ($41.56) in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,650 ($45.28) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a report on Friday, November 18th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 3,233.91 ($40.12).

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