CVS Group plc (CVSG) Insider Richard A. Connell Purchases 2,061 Shares of Stock

CVS Group plc (LON:CVSG) insider Richard A. Connell bought 2,061 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 920 ($12.38) per share, for a total transaction of £18,961.20 ($25,519.78).

Shares of CVS Group plc (LON:CVSG) opened at GBX 1,110 ($14.94) on Friday. CVS Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 13.22 ($0.18) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,500 ($20.19).

CVS Group (LON:CVSG) last announced its earnings results on Friday, September 29th. The company reported GBX 42.80 ($0.58) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 42.30 ($0.57) by GBX 0.50 ($0.01). CVS Group had a net margin of 3.65% and a return on equity of 12.22%. The firm had revenue of £271.80 million for the quarter.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd were given a dividend of GBX 4.50 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 23rd. This represents a yield of 0.31%. This is an increase from CVS Group’s previous dividend of $3.50.

A number of research firms have weighed in on CVSG. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($19.52) price target on shares of CVS Group in a research note on Wednesday. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($18.17) price target on shares of CVS Group in a research report on Thursday, November 30th.

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About CVS Group

CVS Group plc is a holding company. The principal activities of the Company are to operate animal veterinary practices, veterinary diagnostic businesses, pet crematoria and an online pharmacy and retail business. Its segments are Veterinary Practice, Laboratories, Pet Crematoria and Animed Direct. The Veterinary Practice segment offers treatment for companion animals, equine and farm animals.

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