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UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 764
-4.00 (-0.52 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 08:54 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 764
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 784.27
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 764
Volume25,966 shs
Average Volume387,319 shs
Market Capitalization£1.92 billion
P/E Ratio20.76
Dividend Yield1.66%
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; serialization solutions; and clinical IRT services. 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 heaquartered in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland.
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Overall MarketRank

1.67 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Medical Distribution



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.28 billion
Cash FlowGBX 98.66 per share
Book ValueGBX 391.60 per share



Market Cap£1.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 764
-4.00 (-0.52 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 08:54 AM ET)
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UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) (LON:UDG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 628.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UDG stock has increased by 21.6% and is now trading at GBX 764.
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Is UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)?

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How often does UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)?

UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.13 per share on Friday, February 5th. This represents a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 7th. This is a boost from UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s previous dividend of GBX 0.04. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) a good dividend stock?

UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 13 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%. The dividend payout ratio of UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) is 35.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for UDG?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,050. On average, they expect UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 897.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) investors own include Carillion plc (CLLN.L) (CLLN), NBT Bancorp (NBTB), CRH (CRH), (SL.L) (SL), BT Group - CLASS A (BT.A), Carclo plc (CAR.L) (CAR), CBS (CBS), Greencore Group plc (GNC.L) (GNC), Allergan (AGN) and Aviva plc (AV.L) (AV).

Who are UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s key executives?

UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brendan Patrick McAtamney, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Nigel Clerkin, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Ryan Quigley, Chief Operating Officer
  • Keith Byrne, Head of Investor Relations, Strategy & Corp. Communications
  • Eleanor Garvey, Group Head of Quality & Compliance
  • Mr. Damien Moynagh, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Liam Logue, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Lucy MacLauchlan-Wharton, Global Head of Marketing and Communications
  • Ms. Eimear Kenny, Exec. VP of HR (Age 50)
  • Mr. Tom Mitchell, Uk Head of Syndicated Services for Ashfield

What is UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)?

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 plc (UDG.L)'s stock price today?

One share of UDG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 764.

How big of a company is UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)?

UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) has a market capitalization of £1.92 billion and generates £1.28 billion in revenue each year. UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

What is UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'s official website?

The official website for UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L) is www.udghealthcare.com.

How can I contact UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)?

UDG Healthcare plc (UDG.L)'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 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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