Avon Protection plc (LON:AVON) Insider Bruce Thompson Purchases 10,000 Shares

Avon Protection plc (LON:AVONGet Rating) insider Bruce Thompson bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 25th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 838 ($10.42) per share, with a total value of £83,800 ($104,228.86).

Avon Protection Price Performance

Avon Protection stock opened at GBX 835 ($10.39) on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of £252.67 million, a P/E ratio of -5,566.67, a P/E/G ratio of 1.85 and a beta of 0.43. Avon Protection plc has a 12-month low of GBX 732 ($9.10) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,250 ($15.55). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 36.82, a current ratio of 2.34 and a quick ratio of 0.85. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 931.76 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 1,002.37.

Avon Protection Cuts Dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a yield of 1.19%. Avon Protection’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -24,666.67%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,400 ($17.41) price objective on shares of Avon Protection in a research note on Tuesday. Numis Securities reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($13.68) price target on shares of Avon Protection in a report on Thursday, February 9th.

About Avon Protection

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Avon Protection plc designs, manufactures, and sells chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear respiratory protection systems for military, law enforcement, and fire markets worldwide. It offers masks and filters with portfolio of respirators, filters, powered air, and supplied air and long term pedigree for military contracting and supplying chain; escape hoods; underwater rebreathers; and thermal image camera technology and self-contained breathing apparatus, as well as accessories.

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