Judges Scientific PLC (LON:JDG) crossed below its 200-day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $3,396.41 and traded as low as $4,340.00. Judges Scientific shares last traded at $4,360.00, with a volume of 4,355 shares.

JDG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Shore Capital reiterated a “house stock” rating on shares of Judges Scientific in a report on Wednesday, September 18th. Liberum Capital increased their price target on Judges Scientific from GBX 4,135 ($54.03) to GBX 4,390 ($57.36) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 18th.

The firm has a market capitalization of $272.75 million and a PE ratio of 25.42. The company has a current ratio of 2.30, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 43.94. The business has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 3,837.66 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 3,396.41.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 15 ($0.20) per share. This represents a yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 3rd. Judges Scientific’s payout ratio is 0.25%.

Judges Scientific Company Profile (LON:JDG)

Judges Scientific plc designs, manufactures, and sells scientific instruments. The company operates in two segments, Materials Sciences Group and Vacuum Group. It offers equipment for engineering education and research used at universities, colleges, schools, and research centers; and research and development systems, primarily for the food, beverage, dairy, edible oil, and pharmaceutical industries.

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