First Derivatives (LON:FDP) Stock Crosses Above 200-Day Moving Average of $0.00

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First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP) shares crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $2,990.00. First Derivatives shares last traded at $2,960.00, with a volume of 26,247 shares changing hands.

Several analysts have commented on the company. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 300 ($3.92) price objective on shares of Forterra in a research note on Wednesday, May 29th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 500 ($6.53) price objective on shares of Majestic Wine in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st.

The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,290.93. The company has a quick ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.71. The company has a market capitalization of $780.05 million and a PE ratio of 61.80.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 19.30 ($0.25) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 20th. This is an increase from First Derivatives’s previous dividend of $7.70. This represents a yield of 0.61%. First Derivatives’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.56%.

About First Derivatives (LON:FDP)

First Derivatives plc provides software and consulting services internationally. The company operates through Consulting and Software segments. It provides kdb+, an in-memory, time-series database. The company also designs, develops, implements, and supports a range of data and trading systems for front, middle, and back-office operations.

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