Dixons Carphone PLC (LON:DC) Insider Andrea Gisle Joosen Acquires 4,800 Shares

Dixons Carphone PLC (LON:DC) insider Andrea Gisle Joosen purchased 4,800 shares of Dixons Carphone stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 21st. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 114 ($1.49) per share, for a total transaction of £5,472 ($7,150.14).

Shares of LON:DC traded up GBX 4.85 ($0.06) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 120.80 ($1.58). The company had a trading volume of 3,011,142 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,480,000. Dixons Carphone PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 90 ($1.18) and a 1-year high of GBX 195 ($2.55). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 14.77, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a current ratio of 0.92. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and a PE ratio of -4.38. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 116.87.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 5th will be issued a dividend of GBX 4.50 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 5th. This represents a yield of 3.81%. This is a boost from Dixons Carphone’s previous dividend of $2.25. Dixons Carphone’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -0.25%.

Several analysts recently commented on DC shares. Barclays raised their price objective on from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 210 ($2.74) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, June 21st. Morgan Stanley set a $18.00 price objective on PG&E and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded Metcash from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, June 24th. UBS Group raised to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the company from GBX 945 ($12.35) to GBX 2,060 ($26.92) in a research note on Thursday, June 20th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $184.00 price target on Jazz Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, March 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 165 ($2.16).

About Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone plc operates as an electrical and telecommunications retailer and service company. The company operates through three segments: UK & Ireland, Nordics, and Greece. It offers various products and services, including consumer electricals and mobile phones under the Carphone Warehouse and CurrysPCWorld Carphone Warehouse brands; computing products and services to business to business customers under the PC World Business brand; travelling services with stores at airports under the Dixons Travel brand; and services under the Team Knowhow brand.

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