Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) insider Anne Quinn purchased 10,000 shares of Bodycote stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 804 ($10.51) per share, for a total transaction of £80,400 ($105,056.84).

Bodycote stock opened at GBX 811 ($10.60) on Friday. Bodycote PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 728.50 ($9.52) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,043 ($13.63). The firm has a market capitalization of $1.78 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,864.58.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be issued a GBX 5.70 ($0.07) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on BOY. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Bodycote in a research note on Tuesday, October 9th. HSBC raised Bodycote to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,100 ($14.37) price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Bodycote in a research note on Monday, September 24th. Peel Hunt upped their price target on Bodycote from GBX 1,000 ($13.07) to GBX 1,010 ($13.20) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 19th. Finally, Liberum Capital cut Bodycote to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 940 ($12.28) price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, September 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,008.21 ($13.17).

About Bodycote

Bodycote plc provides thermal processing services worldwide. The company operates in two business areas, Aerospace, Defence & Energy; and Automotive & General Industrial. It offers heat treatment services, including altering the microstructure of metals and alloys, such as steel and aluminum to impart properties comprising surface hardness, temperature resistance, ductility, and strength; metal joining services consisting of electron beam welding, and vacuum and honeycomb brazing; and Hot isostatic pressing (HIP) services, including HIP product fabrication, isostatic pressing, and HIP supporting services.

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