Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST) shares passed above its fifty day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a fifty day moving average of $807.24 and traded as high as $819.00. Alliance Trust shares last traded at $816.00, with a volume of 132,913 shares trading hands.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.30, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.14. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 807.16 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 677.72. The company has a market capitalization of $2.69 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -19.71.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 5th will be paid a GBX 3.49 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.42%. Alliance Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently -0.34%.

In other news, insider Christopher Samuel bought 32 shares of Alliance Trust stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 12th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 817 ($10.68) per share, for a total transaction of £261.44 ($341.62). Also, insider Karl Sternberg bought 1,547 shares of Alliance Trust stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 808 ($10.56) per share, with a total value of £12,499.76 ($16,333.15). Over the last 90 days, insiders bought 13,594 shares of company stock valued at $11,260,405.

Alliance Trust Company Profile (LON:ATST)

Alliance Trust PLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to retail investors and institutional investors. It invests in public equity markets. Alliance Trust PLC was founded on April 21, 1888 and is based in Dundee, United Kingdom with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.

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