Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) Share Price Crosses Above 200-Day Moving Average of $629.68

Land Securities Group plc (LON:LANDGet Rating) crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 629.68 ($7.68) and traded as high as GBX 701.80 ($8.56). Land Securities Group shares last traded at GBX 698.60 ($8.52), with a volume of 1,336,661 shares changing hands.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Barclays lowered their target price on Land Securities Group from GBX 780 ($9.52) to GBX 680 ($8.30) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 24th.

Land Securities Group Stock Performance

The company has a market capitalization of £5.18 billion and a P/E ratio of 1,293.70. The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 638.40 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 629.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.78, a current ratio of 0.75 and a quick ratio of 0.54.

Land Securities Group Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 24th were given a GBX 9 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 24th. This is an increase from Land Securities Group’s previous dividend of $8.60. This represents a yield of 1.44%. Land Securities Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 71.48%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, insider Vanessa Simms sold 2,768 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 616 ($7.52), for a total value of £17,050.88 ($20,806.44).

About Land Securities Group

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At Landsec, we build and invest in buildings, spaces and partnerships to create sustainable places, connect communities and realise potential. We are one of the largest real estate companies in Europe, with a £11 billion portfolio of retail, leisure, workspace and residential hubs. Landsec is shaping a better future by leading our industry on environmental and social sustainability while delivering value for our shareholders, great experiences for our guests and positive change for our communities.

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