Shares of ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:ROYMY) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company.
Several research firms have commented on ROYMY. ValuEngine raised shares of ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 8th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein lowered ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 29th.
Shares of ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR stock traded up $0.05 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $6.15. 28,808 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 48,752. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 0.80. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $5.70 and a 200-day simple moving average of $5.34. ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR has a 52-week low of $4.49 and a 52-week high of $8.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.59 and a beta of 1.26.
The business also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 30th. Investors of record on Friday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.165 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR’s dividend payout ratio is currently 40.74%.
ROYAL MAIL PLC/ADR Company Profile
Royal Mail plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an universal postal service provider in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other European countries. It offers parcels and letter delivery services under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands. The company also provides services for the collection, sorting, and delivery of parcels and letters; and designs and produces stamps and philatelic items, as well as offers media and marketing mail services.
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