Anpario plc (LON:ANP – Get Rating) shares crossed below its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 369.30 ($4.61) and traded as low as GBX 247.30 ($3.09). Anpario shares last traded at GBX 254 ($3.17), with a volume of 31,638 shares.
Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades
Separately, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Anpario in a research note on Thursday, March 30th.
Anpario Price Performance
The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 274.70 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 369.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 5.16 and a current ratio of 6.71. The company has a market capitalization of £60.99 million, a PE ratio of 1,693.33 and a beta of 0.73.
Anpario Increases Dividend
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 13th will be paid a GBX 7.35 ($0.09) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.37%. This is an increase from Anpario’s previous dividend of $3.15. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 13th. Anpario’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 6,666.67%.
Insider Activity at Anpario
In related news, insider Marc Wilson sold 2,055 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 216 ($2.70), for a total value of £4,438.80 ($5,543.65). In related news, insider Marc Wilson sold 2,055 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 216 ($2.70), for a total value of £4,438.80 ($5,543.65). Also, insider Richard Edwards bought 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 6th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 203 ($2.54) per share, for a total transaction of £50,750 ($63,382.04). 29.34% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Anpario plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces and distributes natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene, and nutrition. Its health and performance category offers various products that support and maintain animal gut health, such as phytogenic and acid based eubiotics, and omega fatty acids under the Orego-Stim, Optomega, pHorce, Salgard, Salkil, Genex, and Optimax brands; feed quality category provides products, such as enzymes, antioxidants, pellet binders, mould inhibitors, and acid based eubiotics under the pHorce, Salkil, Salgard, Oxigard, Moldgard, and Mastercube brands.
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