Tim Murphy Buys 327 Shares of Helical PLC (LON:HLCL) Stock

Helical PLC (LON:HLCL) insider Tim Murphy purchased 327 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 414 ($5.41) per share, for a total transaction of £1,353.78 ($1,768.95).

Shares of LON HLCL opened at GBX 419 ($5.47) on Friday. Helical PLC has a twelve month low of GBX 305 ($3.99) and a twelve month high of GBX 427 ($5.58). The firm has a market cap of $499.62 million and a P/E ratio of 16.50. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 400.65 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 374.65. The company has a quick ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 62.25.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, November 28th will be given a GBX 2.70 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 28th. This represents a yield of 0.67%. Helical’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.39%.

A number of analysts have weighed in on HLCL shares. Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on shares of Helical from GBX 350 ($4.57) to GBX 375 ($4.90) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 25th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating on shares of Helical in a report on Tuesday. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 415.20 ($5.43).

About Helical

Helical plc engages in the investment, construction, development, rental, and trading of real estate properties in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Investment Properties and Developments segments. Its property portfolio includes mixed use commercial/residential, office, office refurbishment, and residential projects.

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