Nichols plc (LON:NICL) insider Andrew Milne bought 4,366 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,374 ($17.95) per share, with a total value of £59,988.84 ($78,375.80).
LON:NICL traded down GBX 30 ($0.39) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,325 ($17.31). The stock had a trading volume of 6,322 shares, compared to its average volume of 15,965. Nichols plc has a one year low of GBX 732 ($9.56) and a one year high of GBX 1,650 ($21.56). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.16, a quick ratio of 3.30 and a current ratio of 3.56. The company has a market cap of £489.24 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.96. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,405.41 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,421.63.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 29th were paid a GBX 9.80 ($0.13) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 29th. This is an increase from Nichols’s previous dividend of $8.80. Nichols’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1.34%.
Nichols plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies soft drinks to the retail, wholesale, catering, licensed, and leisure industries in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Still and Carbonate. It offers still, cordial, carbonated, post-mix, and frozen drinks categories under the Vimto, Feel Good, Levi Roots, Starslush, ICEE, and Sunkist brands.
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