Royal Bank of Canada Boosts RPS Group (LON:RPS) Price Target to GBX 210

RPS Group (LON:RPS) had its target price hoisted by Royal Bank of Canada from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 210 ($2.74) in a research note published on Monday, February 25th. The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on RPS. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating on shares of RPS Group in a research report on Thursday, February 21st. Peel Hunt restated a hold rating and set a GBX 167 ($2.18) price target (up previously from GBX 155 ($2.03)) on shares of RPS Group in a research report on Wednesday, February 20th. Finally, Numis Securities restated a buy rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.01) price target on shares of RPS Group in a research report on Thursday, February 21st.

RPS traded down GBX 5.60 ($0.07) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 166.40 ($2.17). 246,604 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 457,098. The company has a market cap of $364.68 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.61. The company has a current ratio of 1.46, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.33. RPS Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 124.80 ($1.63) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 280 ($3.66).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.08 ($0.07) per share. This represents a yield of 2.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 18th. This is a positive change from RPS Group’s previous dividend of $4.80. RPS Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.76%.

About RPS Group

RPS Group plc, a consultancy company, provides advice on the development and management of the built and natural environment; planning and development of strategic infrastructure; and evaluation and development of energy, water, and other resources. The company operates through Built and Natural Environment, Energy, and Australia Asia Pacific segments.

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