Yellow Pages (TSE:Y) shares slip below the 50-day moving average of $13.85

Yellow Pages Limited (TSE:Y – Get Rating) fell below its 50-day moving average during Wednesday’s trading. The stock has a 50-day moving average of C$13.85 and is trading as low as C$13.41. Yellow Pages shares last traded at C$13.42, with a volume of 721 shares traded.

Separately, Royal Bank of Canada raised its price target on Yellow Pages shares from C$14.00 to C$15.00 and gave the company an “industry performance” rating in a report. Thursday, May 12.

The company has a debt ratio of 38.08, a current ratio of 3.26 and a quick ratio of 3.14. The company’s 50-day moving average is C$13.85 and its two-hundred-day moving average is C$13.81. The company has a market capitalization of C$362.29 million and a P/E ratio of 4.96.

Yellow Pages (TSE:Y – Get Rating) last released its results on Wednesday, May 11. The company reported earnings per share of CA$0.56 for the quarter. The company had revenue of C$67.79 million in the quarter. Analysts expect Yellow Pages Limited to post EPS of 1.8699999 for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 15. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 15 received a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 26. This represents a dividend of $0.60 on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.47%. Yellow Pages’ dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 22.17%.

In other Yellow Pages news, Senior Officer Sherilyn Ann King sold 3,198 Yellow Pages shares in a trade on Friday, May 20. The shares were sold at an average price of CA$13.90, for a total transaction of CA$44,452.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 10,816 shares of the company, valued at C$150,342.40. Additionally, director Treena Cooper sold 3,643 shares of the company in a trade dated Friday, May 20. The shares were sold at an average price of CA$13.90, for a total transaction of CA$50,637.70. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 3,334 shares of the company, valued at approximately C$46,342.60.

About the Yellow Pages (TSE: O)

Yellow Pages Limited is a digital media and marketing solutions company in Canada. The company provides digital and traditional marketing solutions, including online and mobile priority placement on Yellow Pages digital media properties, content syndication, search engine solutions, website fulfillment, management social media campaigns, digital advertising, video production, e-commerce and print. advertising to small and medium-sized businesses.

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