Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) insider Ralf K. Wunderlich purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 352 ($4.60) per share, with a total value of £35,200 ($45,995.03).
Essentra stock opened at GBX 344 ($4.49) on Tuesday. Essentra PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 438.02 ($5.72) and a 12 month high of GBX 588.50 ($7.69).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th will be paid a GBX 6.30 ($0.08) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.26%.
Several equities analysts have commented on the company. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Essentra in a report on Wednesday, September 5th. Numis Securities upped their price target on Essentra from GBX 500 ($6.53) to GBX 510 ($6.66) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 6th. Deutsche Bank cut their price target on Essentra from GBX 550 ($7.19) to GBX 460 ($6.01) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 19th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Essentra in a report on Tuesday, July 31st.
Essentra Company Profile
Essentra plc manufactures and sells specialist plastic, fiber, foam, and packaging products worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Component, Packaging, Filter Products, and Specialist Components. The Component division offers plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries; and component solutions for protection and finishing purposes.
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