Card Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Purchases £15,814.56 in Stock

Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) insider Karen Hubbard purchased 8,412 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 188 ($2.46) per share, for a total transaction of £15,814.56 ($20,664.52).

Shares of LON CARD traded up GBX 2.20 ($0.03) during midday trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 188.90 ($2.47). 323,373 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 720,150. The company has a market capitalization of $645.11 million and a P/E ratio of 12.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 63.13, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 0.30. Card Factory PLC has a twelve month low of GBX 188.80 ($2.47) and a twelve month high of GBX 194.20 ($2.54).

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 9th will be issued a dividend of GBX 6.40 ($0.08) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.29%. Card Factory’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.60%.

A number of research firms have weighed in on CARD. Peel Hunt reissued a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.09) target price on shares of Card Factory in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Card Factory in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a “sell” rating on shares of Card Factory in a report on Thursday, April 25th.

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Card Factory Company Profile

Card Factory plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialist retailer of greeting cards, primarily in the United Kingdom. The company designs, prints, produces, and sells greeting cards, dressings, and related gift items. It operates through Card Factory and Getting Personal segments. The company provides single cards for everyday occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, thank you, get well soon, good luck, congratulations, sympathy, and new baby cards, as well as seasonal occasions, including Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, thank you teacher, graduation, and exam congratulations; online personalized physical cards; and boxes of various Christmas cards.

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