Judges Scientific (LON:JDG) Share Price Passes Above 200 Day Moving Average of $8,749.66

Judges Scientific plc (LON:JDGGet Rating) crossed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of GBX 8,749.66 ($108.83) and traded as high as GBX 9,300 ($115.67). Judges Scientific shares last traded at GBX 9,300 ($115.67), with a volume of 1,542 shares trading hands.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “house stock” rating on shares of Judges Scientific in a research note on Wednesday, February 1st.

Judges Scientific Price Performance

The company has a market cap of £592.41 million, a PE ratio of 4,848.96, a PEG ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 1.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 9,393.20 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 8,753.55. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 110.08.

Judges Scientific Increases Dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a GBX 59 ($0.73) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.66%. This is a positive change from Judges Scientific’s previous dividend of $22.00. Judges Scientific’s dividend payout ratio is currently 4,218.75%.

Insider Activity at Judges Scientific

In other Judges Scientific news, insider David Cicurel bought 4 shares of Judges Scientific stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 5th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 9,900 ($123.13) per share, with a total value of £396 ($492.54). Insiders have bought 8 shares of company stock worth $76,180 over the last ninety days. 23.54% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Judges Scientific

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Judges Scientific plc designs, manufactures, and sells scientific instruments. The company operates through two segments, Materials Sciences and Vacuum. It offers engineering teaching and research equipment for universities, colleges, schools, and research centers; and research and development systems for food, beverage, dairy, edible oil, and pharmaceutical industries.

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