A.G. BARR (LON:BAG) Stock Price Passes Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $522.45

A.G. BARR p.l.c. (LON:BAGGet Rating) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 522.45 ($6.50) and traded as high as GBX 523.19 ($6.51). A.G. BARR shares last traded at GBX 510 ($6.34), with a volume of 88,013 shares.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Shore Capital restated a “house stock” rating on shares of A.G. BARR in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st.

A.G. BARR Trading Down 1.2 %

The firm has a market cap of £571.35 million, a P/E ratio of 1,700.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.16, a quick ratio of 1.99 and a current ratio of 1.96. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 514.50 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 522.45.

A.G. BARR Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 10.60 ($0.13) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. This is an increase from A.G. BARR’s previous dividend of $2.50. A.G. BARR’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 4,333.33%.

Insider Activity

In other A.G. BARR news, insider Stuart Lorimer purchased 3,874 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 11th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 513 ($6.38) per share, for a total transaction of £19,873.62 ($24,718.43). In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 7,840 shares of company stock worth $4,007,400. 36.15% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A.G. BARR Company Profile

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A.G. BARR p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells soft drinks and cocktail solutions in the United Kingdom and internationally. It provides carbonated and flavored soft drinks, fruit cocktails, fruit juices, spring and sparkling water, fruit puree, energy drinks, iced tea, and other non-alcoholic beverages.

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