VP (LON:VP) Stock Price Crosses Above 50 Day Moving Average of $811.43

Vp plc (LON:VP) shares passed above its fifty day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a fifty day moving average of $811.43 and traded as high as $778.00. VP shares last traded at $762.00, with a volume of 590 shares trading hands.

Separately, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of VP in a report on Monday, July 22nd.

The company has a market capitalization of $307.18 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.01. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 807.17 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 872.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 116.91, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.98.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 27th were issued a dividend of GBX 22 ($0.29) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.7%. This is a boost from VP’s previous dividend of $8.20. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 27th. VP’s dividend payout ratio is 0.47%.

VP Company Profile (LON:VP)

Vp plc provides equipment rental and associated services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Hire Station, Torrent Trackside, Groundforce, TPA, UK Forks, Airpac Bukom, and TR Group businesses. The Hire Station business engages in the rental of small tools; and climate, lifting, safety, survey, and press fitting equipment to the industry and construction markets, as well as homeowners.

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