Nichols (LON:NICL) Stock Passes Above 200-Day Moving Average of $1,077.75

Nichols plc (LON:NICLGet Rating)’s stock price crossed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of GBX 1,077.75 ($13.14) and traded as high as GBX 1,090 ($13.28). Nichols shares last traded at GBX 1,055 ($12.86), with a volume of 19,648 shares.

Nichols Price Performance

The stock has a market cap of £384.86 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,403.23 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 1,039.89 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 1,077.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.30, a quick ratio of 2.58 and a current ratio of 3.48.

Nichols Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 15.30 ($0.19) per share. This is an increase from Nichols’s previous dividend of $12.40. This represents a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 23rd. Nichols’s payout ratio is currently 9,032.26%.

About Nichols

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Nichols plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies soft drinks to the retail, wholesale, catering, licensed, and leisure industries in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Still and Carbonate. It offers still, cordial, carbonated, post-mix, and frozen drinks categories under the Vimto, Feel Good, Levi Roots, Starslush, ICEE, Slurp, FRYST, DOUWE EGBERTS, and Sunkist brands.

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