Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH) insider Kris Hagerman bought 1,497 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 3rd. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 223 ($2.91) per share, with a total value of £3,338.31 ($4,359.25).
Kris Hagerman also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, May 25th, Kris Hagerman sold 364,753 shares of Sophos Group PLC stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 421 ($5.50), for a total transaction of £1,535,610.13 ($2,005,236.52).
- On Friday, May 26th, Kris Hagerman sold 121,626 shares of Sophos Group PLC stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 420 ($5.48), for a total transaction of £510,829.20 ($667,053.02).
- On Friday, May 19th, Kris Hagerman sold 56,428 shares of Sophos Group PLC stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 393 ($5.13), for a total transaction of £221,762.04 ($289,582.19).
Shares of Sophos Group PLC (LON SOPH) opened at 452.60 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 428.49 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 321.93. Sophos Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 203.90 and a 12-month high of GBX 475.10. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.08 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a yield of 0.64%. This is a positive change from Sophos Group PLC’s previous dividend of $0.01.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on SOPH. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 430 ($5.62) target price on shares of Sophos Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Sophos Group PLC in a research note on Monday, June 26th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.44) target price on shares of Sophos Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Shore Capital assumed coverage on shares of Sophos Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. They issued a “sell” rating on the stock. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised their price target on shares of Sophos Group PLC from GBX 325 ($4.24) to GBX 380 ($4.96) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Sophos Group PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 381 ($4.98).
Sophos Group PLC Company Profile
Sophos Group plc operates as an investment company for the Sophos Group. It is a provider of cloud-enabled end-user and network security solutions. Its geographic segments include Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the Americas, and Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Its products under enduser security include Sophos Mobile Control 6, which is developed to include Sophos Secure Email, a personal information management container solution for e-mail, calendar and contacts, and Sophos Server Protection Advanced, which integrates server application to deliver single-click server lockdown, using Sophos Central management.
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