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LON:UDGUdg Healthcare Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 695.50
-4.50 (-0.64 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:55 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 695.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 622.16
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 695.50
Volume132,478 shs
Average Volume981,360 shs
Market Capitalization£1.74 billion
P/E Ratio19.54
Dividend Yield2.17%
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides advisory, communication, commercial, clinical, and packaging services in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Ashfield and Sharp. The Ashfield segment offers commercialization services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in the areas of advisory, communications, and commercial and clinical services. This segment supports healthcare professionals and patients at various stages of the product life cycle; and provides field and contact center sales teams, healthcare communications, patient support, audit, advisory, medical information, and event management services to approximately 300 healthcare companies. The Sharp segment provides contract and clinical trial packaging services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; and serialization solutions. The company was formerly known as United Drug plc and changed its name to UDG Healthcare plc in August 2013. UDG Healthcare plc was founded in 1948 and is based in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.91 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Medical Distribution



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.34 billion
Cash FlowGBX 63.59 per share
Book ValueGBX 377.60 per share



Market Cap£1.74 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Udg Healthcare's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Udg Healthcare's stock was trading at GBX 628.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UDG stock has increased by 10.7% and is now trading at GBX 695.50. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Udg Healthcare?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Udg Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Udg Healthcare.

How often does Udg Healthcare pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Udg Healthcare?

Udg Healthcare declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.12 per share on Wednesday, February 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 9th. This is a boost from Udg Healthcare's previous dividend of GBX 0.04. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Udg Healthcare's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for UDG?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Udg Healthcare's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 730 to GBX 1,165. On average, they expect Udg Healthcare's share price to reach GBX 886.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Udg Healthcare.

Has Udg Healthcare been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about UDG stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Udg Healthcare earned a coverage optimism score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutUdg Healthcare.

Who are some of Udg Healthcare's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Udg Healthcare own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Udg Healthcare investors own include Carillion (CLLN), NBT Bancorp (NBTB), CRH (CRH), Standard Life Aberdeen (SL), Carclo (CAR), CBS (CBS), Greencore Group (GNC), Allergan (AGN), Aviva (AV) and AutoZone (AZO).

Who are Udg Healthcare's key executives?

Udg Healthcare's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brendan Patrick McAtamney, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Nigel Clerkin, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 45)
  • Keith Byrne, Head of Investor Relations, Strategy & Corp. Communications
  • Eleanor Garvey, Group Head of Quality & Compliance
  • Mr. Damien Moynagh, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.

What is Udg Healthcare's stock symbol?

Udg Healthcare trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "UDG."

How do I buy shares of Udg Healthcare?

Shares of UDG and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Udg Healthcare's stock price today?

One share of UDG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 695.50.

How big of a company is Udg Healthcare?

Udg Healthcare has a market capitalization of £1.74 billion and generates £1.34 billion in revenue each year. Udg Healthcare employs 8,700 workers across the globe.

What is Udg Healthcare's official website?

The official website for Udg Healthcare is www.udghealthcare.com.

How can I contact Udg Healthcare?

Udg Healthcare's mailing address is River Walk 20, DUBLIN,, Ireland. The company can be reached via phone at +353-1-4689000.

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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