PZ Cussons (LON:PZC) Sets New 52-Week Low at $175.80

PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZCGet Rating) hit a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 175.80 ($2.14) and last traded at GBX 175.80 ($2.14), with a volume of 654991 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 181 ($2.21).

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several brokerages have commented on PZC. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 285 ($3.47) price objective on shares of PZ Cussons in a research note on Thursday, February 9th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of PZ Cussons in a report on Monday, November 14th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 216 ($2.63) target price on shares of PZ Cussons in a report on Tuesday, January 31st.

PZ Cussons Stock Performance

The company has a current ratio of 2.31, a quick ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 57.10. The stock has a market capitalization of £750.26 million, a PE ratio of 1,255.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.13 and a beta of 0.23. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 202.34 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 201.91.

PZ Cussons Cuts Dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be issued a dividend of GBX 2.67 ($0.03) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 9th. PZ Cussons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 4,285.71%.

PZ Cussons Company Profile

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PZ Cussons plc manufactures, distributes, markets, and sells baby, beauty, and hygiene products in Europe, the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Africa. It offers toiletries, pharmaceuticals, electrical goods, fats and spreads, nutritional products, shampoos, body washes, toothpastes, toothbrushes, skin and hair care products, food pouches, cereals, snacks, flavors, and fragrances; beauty soaps, lotions, wipes, creams, shower gels, foam-bursts, bar soaps, deodorants, bath infusions, handwashes, and conditioners; ointments; dishwashing liquids, dishwasher tablets, dishwasher gels, dishwasher capsules, rinse aids, liquid detergents, laundry soaps, and laundry solutions; and cooking and vegetable oils.

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