International Biotechnology Trust (LON:IBT) Share Price Passes Above 200 Day Moving Average of $657.34

Shares of International Biotechnology Trust plc (LON:IBTGet Free Report) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 657.34 ($8.30) and traded as high as GBX 658.04 ($8.31). International Biotechnology Trust shares last traded at GBX 654 ($8.26), with a volume of 18,381 shares traded.

International Biotechnology Trust Price Performance

The company has a market cap of £255.71 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 622.86 and a beta of 0.24. The company has a current ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 0.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.19. The company has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 640.23 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 657.34.

International Biotechnology Trust Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 27th were issued a GBX 14.20 ($0.18) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 27th. This is a boost from International Biotechnology Trust’s previous dividend of $14.00. This represents a dividend yield of 2.15%. International Biotechnology Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 2,666.67%.

Insider Activity at International Biotechnology Trust

In other news, insider Katherine Cornish-Bowden acquired 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 633 ($7.99) per share, for a total transaction of £9,495 ($11,991.66). 4.74% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About International Biotechnology Trust

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International Biotechnology Trust plc specializes in investments in development stage and late stage companies. The majority of the fund's assets are generally invested in smaller and mid-capitalization quoted companies, with a minority in larger capitalization quoted companies. It makes long only investments.

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