SThree Plc (LON:STHR) insider Alex Smith acquired 59 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 324 ($3.96) per share, with a total value of £191.16 ($233.72).
Alex Smith also recently made the following trade(s):
SThree Plc (LON:STHR) opened at 318.75 on Wednesday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 403.88 million. SThree Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 221.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 355.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 318.41 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 282.49.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 4th will be issued a dividend of GBX 9.30 ($0.11) per share. This represents a yield of 2.99%. This is a boost from SThree Plc’s previous dividend of $4.70. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 4th.
Several analysts recently weighed in on STHR shares. HSBC Holdings plc raised SThree Plc to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 270 ($3.30) to GBX 320 ($3.91) in a report on Monday, November 21st. Liberum Capital boosted their price objective on SThree Plc from GBX 340 ($4.16) to GBX 360 ($4.40) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 9th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 280 ($3.42) price objective on shares of SThree Plc in a report on Monday, December 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG lifted their target price on SThree Plc from GBX 285 ($3.48) to GBX 325 ($3.97) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, December 16th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lifted their target price on SThree Plc from GBX 280 ($3.42) to GBX 320 ($3.91) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. SThree Plc presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 341 ($4.17).
About SThree Plc
SThree plc is an international staffing company, which provides specialist recruitment services in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries. The Company provides permanent and contract staff to sectors, including information and communication technology (ICT), banking and finance, life sciences, engineering and energy.