Insider Buying: Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) Insider Acquires £157.20 in Stock

Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) insider Gavin Hill purchased 12 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 12th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,310 ($17.12) per share, with a total value of £157.20 ($205.41).

Gavin Hill also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, June 10th, Gavin Hill purchased 14 shares of Oxford Instruments stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,076 ($14.06) per share, with a total value of £150.64 ($196.84).

Shares of Oxford Instruments stock opened at GBX 1,276 ($16.67) on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.33, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 18.55. Oxford Instruments plc has a twelve month low of GBX 813 ($10.62) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,468 ($19.18). The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 1,318.08. The stock has a market cap of $729.87 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.54.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 12th will be paid a GBX 10.60 ($0.14) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 12th. This is a positive change from Oxford Instruments’s previous dividend of $3.80. Oxford Instruments’s payout ratio is currently 0.27%.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on OXIG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,025 ($13.39) to GBX 1,180 ($15.42) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 11th. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,100 ($14.37) to GBX 1,300 ($16.99) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 11th. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,460 ($19.08) price target on shares of Oxford Instruments in a research note on Thursday, June 13th. Finally, Berenberg Bank cut their price target on Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,400 ($18.29) to GBX 1,040 ($13.59) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Oxford Instruments currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,245 ($16.27).

Oxford Instruments Company Profile

Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United States, rest of Europe, rest of Asia, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany, and internationally. The company's Nanotechnology Tools segment provides high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions, and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets; atomic force probe microscopy for materials and bioscience applications; 3D and 4D image visualization and analysis software; and nanoanalysis solutions for materials characterization and nanofabrication on scanning electron microscopes, focussed ion beams, and transmission electron microscopes.

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