Senior plc (LON:SNR) insider David Squires acquired 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 258 ($3.48) per share, for a total transaction of £129,000 ($173,924.77).

Senior plc (SNR) traded down 4.27% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 260.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,979,592 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.09 billion. Senior plc has a 52-week low of GBX 161.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 284.10. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 271.15 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 235.45.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a GBX 2.05 ($0.03) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This represents a yield of 0.75%.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on SNR. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Senior plc in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Peel Hunt reissued a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.51) price objective (up previously from GBX 195 ($2.63)) on shares of Senior plc in a report on Thursday. Berenberg Bank increased their price objective on Senior plc from GBX 240 ($3.24) to GBX 310 ($4.18) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.57) price objective on shares of Senior plc in a report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their price objective on Senior plc from GBX 300 ($4.04) to GBX 310 ($4.18) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 240.45 ($3.24).

About Senior plc

Senior plc is a holding company. The Company is an engineering solutions provider. The Company designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle and energy markets. It operates in two divisions: Aerospace and Flexonics.

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