National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) declared a dividend on Thursday, July 26th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.69 ($0.06) per share on Friday, September 21st. This represents a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 30th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

LON NEX opened at GBX 402 ($5.19) on Wednesday. National Express Group has a 52 week low of GBX 337.20 ($4.35) and a 52 week high of GBX 401.80 ($5.18).

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of National Express Group in a research note on Friday, July 27th. UBS Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 410 ($5.29) target price on shares of National Express Group in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on National Express Group from GBX 440 ($5.68) to GBX 465 ($6.00) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised National Express Group to a “top pick” rating in a research note on Monday, July 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. National Express Group presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 428 ($5.52).

In related news, insider Michael J. E. McKeon acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 409 ($5.28) per share, with a total value of £20,450 ($26,380.29).

National Express Group Company Profile

National Express Group PLC provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company operates through UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions segments. It primarily offers bus, coach, and rail services.

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Dividend History for National Express Group (LON:NEX)

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