Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY) announced a dividend on Thursday, May 18th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.60 ($0.07) per share on Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 24th. This is an increase from Bloomsbury Publishing Plc’s previous dividend of $1.10. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY) opened at 175.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 130.68 million. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 148.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 185.41. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 175.05 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 172.51.

In other Bloomsbury Publishing Plc news, insider Richard Lambert bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 176 ($2.28) per share, with a total value of £17,600 ($22,848.24). Also, insider Jill Jones bought 2,800 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 19th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 178 ($2.31) per share, with a total value of £4,984 ($6,470.21).

BMY has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Investec boosted their price objective on shares of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc from GBX 197 ($2.56) to GBX 210 ($2.73) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.60) price objective on shares of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 205 ($2.66) price objective on shares of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc in a research report on Thursday, May 18th.

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Company Profile

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is a global publisher. The Company is involved in the publication of books and other related services. The Company operates through four publishing divisions: Adult, Children’s & Educational, Academic & Professional, and Information. These divisions derive their revenue from book publishing, sale of publishing and distribution rights, management and other publishing services.

Dividend History for Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY)

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