Victrex plc (LON:VCT) insider Timothy (Tim) J. Cooper bought 6 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 2,052 ($26.81) per share, for a total transaction of £123.12 ($160.88).

Shares of VCT stock opened at GBX 2,066 ($27.00) on Monday. Victrex plc has a 1 year low of GBX 2,014.55 ($26.32) and a 1 year high of GBX 3,434 ($44.87). The firm has a market cap of $1.78 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.97.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.42 ($0.18) per share. This represents a yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 6th. Victrex’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.52%.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating on shares of Victrex in a research report on Monday, May 13th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Victrex in a research report on Tuesday, February 5th. Berenberg Bank dropped their target price on shares of Victrex from GBX 2,600 ($33.97) to GBX 2,550 ($33.32) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, February 7th. UBS Group lowered shares of Victrex to a “neutral” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from GBX 2,850 ($37.24) to GBX 2,575 ($33.65) in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Victrex in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,395 ($31.29).

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Victrex Company Profile

Victrex plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polymers worldwide. The company offers VICTREX PEEK polymer materials; and biomaterial solutions for use in spine, ortho, dental, trauma, knee, cardiovascular, and orthopedic applications. It also offers specialist solutions for medical device manufacturers.

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