Fuller, Smith & Turner (LON:FSTA) Share Price Crosses Below Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $1,091.75

Shares of Fuller, Smith & Turner plc (LON:FSTA) crossed below its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $1,091.75 and traded as low as $1,160.00. Fuller, Smith & Turner shares last traded at $1,170.00, with a volume of 1,918 shares trading hands.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Berenberg Bank increased their target price on Fuller, Smith & Turner from GBX 1,250 ($16.33) to GBX 1,300 ($16.99) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 5th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Fuller, Smith & Turner in a research note on Thursday, September 5th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Fuller, Smith & Turner in a report on Thursday, July 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,275 ($16.66).

The stock has a market cap of $388.65 million and a PE ratio of 34.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.10, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.15. The business has a fifty day moving average of GBX 1,106.85 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,091.75.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 2nd will be issued a GBX 125 ($1.63) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 2nd. This represents a yield of 10.16%. This is an increase from Fuller, Smith & Turner’s previous dividend of $4.35. Fuller, Smith & Turner’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.34%.

In related news, insider Jonathon Swaine sold 3,901 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,125 ($14.70), for a total value of £43,886.25 ($57,345.16). Also, insider Simon Emeny sold 26,493 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,070 ($13.98), for a total value of £283,475.10 ($370,410.43).

Fuller, Smith & Turner Company Profile (LON:FSTA)

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. operates managed pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in three segments: Managed Pubs and Hotels, Tenanted Inns, and The Fuller's Beer Company. The company also manages pubs operated by third parties under tenancy or lease agreements.

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