Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) announced a dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.60 ($0.05) per share by the integrated energy company on Thursday, November 24th. This represents a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 13th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Shares of Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) opened at 215.20 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 11.12 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 230.44 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 224.63. Centrica PLC has a one year low of GBX 182.50 and a one year high of GBX 248.39.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on CNA. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Centrica PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.13) price objective on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 190 ($2.48) price objective on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Centrica PLC to an “overweight” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from GBX 220 ($2.87) to GBX 250 ($3.26) in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Macquarie reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 280 ($3.65) price objective on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Monday, June 13th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Centrica PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 230.95 ($3.01).
In other Centrica PLC news, insider Ian Meakins bought 891 shares of Centrica PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 26th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 226 ($2.95) per share, for a total transaction of £2,013.66 ($2,628.46). Also, insider Pusey,Stephen bought 972 shares of Centrica PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 240 ($3.13) per share, with a total value of £2,332.80 ($3,045.03).
Centrica PLC Company Profile
Centrica plc is an integrated energy company. The Company operates through three segments: International Downstream, International Upstream and Centrica Storage. It offers Hive Active Heating 2, which is an advancement of its smart thermostat. The International Downstream segment includes the operations of British Gas, Direct Energy and Bord Gais Energy.
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