Shares of Smart Metering Systems PLC (LON:SMS) hit a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 740 ($9.82) and last traded at GBX 735.50 ($9.76), with a volume of 130,097 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 695 ($9.22).

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on SMS shares. Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,068 ($14.17) price objective on shares of Smart Metering Systems PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 740 ($9.82) target price on shares of Smart Metering Systems PLC in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th.

The company’s market cap is GBX 656.13 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 678.64 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 587.75.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be issued a dividend of GBX 1.74 ($0.02) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th.

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About Smart Metering Systems PLC

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS) is a United Kingdom-based company, which connects, owns, operates and maintains metering systems. The Company provides an integrated service from beginning to end, from project managing the installation of the gas and/or electricity supply and connection through to the procurement, installation and management of the meter asset, data collection and ongoing energy management services.

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