Liberum Capital started coverage on shares of Civitas Social Housing (LON:CSH) in a research report released on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a GBX 225 ($2.96) target price on the stock.

Separately, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Civitas Social Housing in a report on Thursday, February 6th. They issued a hold rating and a GBX 100 ($1.32) price objective for the company.

Civitas Social Housing stock traded down GBX 1 ($0.01) during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 78.80 ($1.04). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,236,399 shares, compared to its average volume of 939,479. The firm has a market cap of $490.15 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.76. The business has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 95.90 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 89.97. The company has a current ratio of 3.92, a quick ratio of 3.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.78. Civitas Social Housing has a twelve month low of GBX 1.06 ($0.01) and a twelve month high of GBX 105.89 ($1.39).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 6th were issued a GBX 1.33 ($0.02) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 6th. Civitas Social Housing’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1.19%.

About Civitas Social Housing

Civitas Social Housing PLC was the first Real Estate Investment Trust offering pure play exposure to social housing in England and Wales. The Company is advised by Civitas Housing Advisors Limited. The Company's Ordinary shares are listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and were admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in November 2016.

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