Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 8th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 15.74 ($0.20) per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 18th. This is a boost from Dignity Plc’s previous dividend of $7.85. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Shares of Dignity Plc (LON DTY) traded up 0.58% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2438.00. The stock had a trading volume of 371,781 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.21 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 2,513.92 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,485.06. Dignity Plc has a one year low of GBX 2,240.00 and a one year high of GBX 2,940.00.

Dividend History for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on DTY. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,750 ($34.79) price objective on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,400 ($30.36) price objective on shares of Dignity Plc in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on Dignity Plc from GBX 2,825 ($35.74) to GBX 2,950 ($37.32) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Dignity Plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,729 ($34.52).

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In other Dignity Plc news, insider Richard Portman sold 2,280 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,419 ($30.60), for a total value of £55,153.20 ($69,770.02). Also, insider Mary McNamara purchased 1,000 shares of Dignity Plc stock in a transaction on Monday, June 12th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 2,404 ($30.41) per share, for a total transaction of £24,040 ($30,411.13). Insiders sold a total of 107,528 shares of company stock worth $271,348,966 in the last quarter.

About Dignity Plc

Dignity plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of funeral related services in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. The Company’s funeral services relate to the provision of funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes.

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