Senior (LON:SNR) Sets New 52-Week High at $184.00

Senior plc (LON:SNRGet Rating) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 184 ($2.29) and last traded at GBX 177 ($2.20), with a volume of 567854 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 178 ($2.21).

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 195 ($2.43) price target on shares of Senior in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 168 ($2.09).

Senior Price Performance

The stock’s fifty day moving average is GBX 162.25 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 147.24. The company has a current ratio of 1.40, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 49.42. The company has a market capitalization of £718.89 million, a PE ratio of 3,428.00, a P/E/G ratio of 0.11 and a beta of 1.57.

Senior Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 27th will be issued a GBX 1 ($0.01) dividend. This is an increase from Senior’s previous dividend of $0.30. This represents a dividend yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 27th. Senior’s payout ratio is 2,000.00%.

Insider Activity at Senior

In other news, insider Rajiv Sharma acquired 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 24th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 165 ($2.05) per share, for a total transaction of £24,750 ($30,783.58). In other news, insider Bindi Foyle sold 28,391 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 168 ($2.09), for a total transaction of £47,696.88 ($59,324.48). Also, insider Rajiv Sharma bought 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 24th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 165 ($2.05) per share, with a total value of £24,750 ($30,783.58). 1.18% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Senior

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Senior plc designs, manufactures, and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle, and power and energy markets worldwide. The company operates in two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics. The Aerospace division offers high-pressure and low-pressure engineered ducting systems, engineered control bellows, assemblies, and sensors; precision-machined and fabricated engine components; fluid systems ducting and control products; and precision-machined airframe components and assemblies.

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