Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) insider Timothy James Wilson sold 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of C$56.94, for a total value of C$28,470.00.

Shares of Equitable Group Inc. (TSE EQB) traded up 0.75% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $56.65. 6,533 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $933.42 million and a P/E ratio of 5.93. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $54.40 and a 200 day moving average of $56.31. Equitable Group Inc. has a one year low of $36.15 and a one year high of $74.66.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This is an increase from Equitable Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.71%.

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A number of analysts recently commented on EQB shares. National Bank Financial boosted their target price on Equitable Group from C$47.00 to C$65.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. TD Securities cut their price target on Equitable Group from C$71.00 to C$68.00 in a report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, CIBC set a C$75.00 price target on Equitable Group and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Equitable Group presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$64.40.

Equitable Group Company Profile

Equitable Group Inc is a financial services business that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Equitable Bank (the Bank). Equitable Bank serves retail and commercial customers across Canada with a range of savings solutions and mortgage lending products, offered under the Equitable Bank and EQ Bank brands.

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