Greene King plc (GNK) to Issue Dividend of GBX 8.80 on January 19th

Greene King plc (LON:GNK) announced a dividend on Thursday, November 30th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.80 ($0.12) per share on Friday, January 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Greene King (GNK) traded up GBX 0.50 ($0.01) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 524.50 ($7.06). The company had a trading volume of 937,156 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,400,000. Greene King has a twelve month low of GBX 490.08 ($6.60) and a twelve month high of GBX 768 ($10.34).

Greene King (LON:GNK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 30th. The company reported GBX 33 ($0.44) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 34 ($0.46) by GBX (1) (($0.01)). The company had revenue of GBX 103.14 billion for the quarter. Greene King had a return on equity of 7.76% and a net margin of 6.65%.

GNK has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. cut shares of Greene King to a “reduce” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 680 ($9.15) to GBX 595 ($8.01) in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 780 ($10.50) price objective on shares of Greene King in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Investec cut their price objective on shares of Greene King from GBX 850 ($11.44) to GBX 667 ($8.98) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Greene King in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Greene King in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 607.73 ($8.18).

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Greene King Company Profile

Greene King plc is an integrated pub retailer and brewer. The Company operates approximately 3,040 managed, tenanted, leased and franchised pubs, restaurants and hotels, including brands, such as Hungry Horse, Chef & Brewer, Flaming Grill, Farmhouse Inns and its Greene King locals estate. The Company’s segments include Pub Company, Pub Partners, and Brewing & Brands.

Dividend History for Greene King (LON:GNK)

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