Victrex plc (LON:VCT) insider Timothy (Tim) J. Cooper purchased 4 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 2,672 ($36.24) per share, with a total value of £106.88 ($144.94).

Victrex plc (LON VCT) opened at GBX 2,602 ($35.29) on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,210.00 and a PE ratio of 2,243.10. Victrex plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,826 ($24.76) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,772 ($37.59).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 109.60 ($1.49) per share. This is an increase from Victrex’s previous dividend of $12.20. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. This represents a yield of 4.31%.

A number of research firms recently commented on VCT. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,600 ($35.26) price target on shares of Victrex in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 2,150 ($29.16) price target on shares of Victrex in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Barclays dropped their price target on Victrex from GBX 2,350 ($31.87) to GBX 2,270 ($30.78) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on Victrex from GBX 2,440 ($33.09) to GBX 2,770 ($37.56) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Peel Hunt downgraded Victrex to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($31.19) price target for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,309.80 ($31.32).

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About Victrex

Victrex plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various polymers. The Company’s operating segments include Industrial (Victrex Polymer Solutions) and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). The Victrex Polymer Solutions segment focuses on automotive, aerospace, electronics and energy markets.

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