Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 19th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 17.10 ($0.22) per share on Friday, January 10th. This represents a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 5th. This is a boost from Big Yellow Group’s previous dividend of $16.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of LON BYG opened at GBX 1,114 ($14.56) on Tuesday. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 1,133.84 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 1,051.15. Big Yellow Group has a one year low of GBX 846 ($11.05) and a one year high of GBX 1,194 ($15.60). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.83, a current ratio of 0.48 and a quick ratio of 0.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.51.

In other news, insider Nicholas Vetch sold 411,660 shares of Big Yellow Group stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,068 ($13.96), for a total value of £4,396,528.80 ($5,744,843.59).

A number of research firms recently issued reports on BYG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on Big Yellow Group from GBX 1,100 ($14.37) to GBX 1,050 ($13.72) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 26th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,100 ($14.37) price objective on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research note on Tuesday, November 19th. Morgan Stanley cut Big Yellow Group to an “underweight” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from GBX 1,075 ($14.05) to GBX 1,000 ($13.07) in a research report on Friday. HSBC cut Big Yellow Group to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 27th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,041.56 ($13.61).

About Big Yellow Group

Big Yellow is the UK's brand leader in self storage. Big Yellow now operates from a platform of 97 stores, including 22 stores branded as Armadillo Self Storage, in which the Group has a 20% interest. We own a further eleven Big Yellow self storage development sites (including two extension sites), of which two have planning consent.

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