Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Wilmington PLC (WIL)
WIL has been the topic of a number of other reports. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Thursday. N+1 Singer reissued a buy rating on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 375 ($4.95) price objective on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.96) price objective on shares of Wilmington PLC in a research report on Thursday. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Wilmington PLC presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 321.20 ($4.24).
Shares of Wilmington PLC (LON WIL) opened at GBX 237.50 ($3.13) on Thursday. Wilmington PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 209.25 ($2.76) and a 52-week high of GBX 287.75 ($3.80).
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be given a GBX 4.60 ($0.06) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.07%. This is an increase from Wilmington PLC’s previous dividend of $3.90. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th.
In related news, insider Tony Foye bought 12,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 28th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 226 ($2.98) per share, with a total value of £28,250 ($37,278.97). Also, insider Mark Asplin bought 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 215 ($2.84) per share, for a total transaction of £64,500 ($85,114.81).
About Wilmington PLC
Wilmington plc is engaged in providing education and networking. The Company’s segments include Risk & Compliance, Finance, Legal and Insight. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, Europe, North America and Rest of the World. Its Risk & Compliance segment provides regulatory and compliance accredited training and information, market intelligence and analysis.
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