International Biotech Trust (IBT)

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626.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.00p
  • 52 Week High: 674.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 544.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 38.40m
  • Volume: 34,334
  • Market Cap: £240.37m
  • RiskGrade: 90

Hydrodec CEO marks arrival, GSK associate stocks up

Date: Wednesday 01 Feb 2012

LONDON (ShareCast) - The new Chief Executive of Hydrodec has topped up his stake in the firm with £51,000-worth of shares, less than a month since he took up his new post.

Ian Smale, whose appointment was announced in early November, bought 400,000 shares at 12.75p each.

In January the company announced that its revenues for 2011 would be significantly ahead of the previous year.

Sales of the branded Superfine oil rose 12% in the second half of 2011 versus the first six months of the year, giving some indication of the acceleration the company is currently seeing.

There was also encouraging news from the US where Hydrodec received a draft approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to treat polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contaminated used oil.

Just last week a non-executive director of the firm, Andrew Black, purchased £26,500-worth of shares.

Meanwhile, a somewhat delayed announcement came from GlaxoSmithKline, which revealed that in early October of last year a person connected to director Patrick Vallance purchased 73 shares at 1,374.5p each.

The transaction involved the re-investment of the dividend paid to shareholders on October 6th.

At the end of January the firm announced that James Murdoch is to step down from the board of the pharmaceutical giant.

Murdoch, who has recently been the focus of much controversy following the phone-hacking scandal surrounding News International's now-dissolved publication News of the World, joined the Glaxo board back in 2009 as a non-executive director.


Top Director Buys

International Oil and Gas Technology Ltd. (OGT)
Director name: Mr Arthur Copple
Amount purchased: 15,999 @ $5.75
Value: $91,994

HydroDec Group (HYR)
Director name: Mr Ian Smale
Amount purchased: 400,000 @ 12.75p
Value: £51,000

Caledonia Mining Corp. (CMCL)
Director name: Mr Stefan Hayden
Amount purchased: 380,000 @ 5.59p
Value: £21,242

International Biotech Trust (IBT)
Director name: Mr John Aston
Amount purchased: 10,000 @ 177.70p
Value: £17,770

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IBT Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 626.00p
Change Today 2.00p
% Change 0.32 %
52 Week High 674.00p
52 Week Low 544.00p
Volume 34,334
Shares Issued 38.40m
Market Cap £240.37m
RiskGrade 90

IBT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
4.13% above the market average4.13% above the market average4.13% above the market average4.13% above the market average4.13% above the market average
18.21% above the sector average18.21% above the sector average18.21% above the sector average18.21% above the sector average18.21% above the sector average
Price Trend
13.30% above the market average13.30% above the market average13.30% above the market average13.30% above the market average13.30% above the market average
21.93% below the sector average21.93% below the sector average21.93% below the sector average21.93% below the sector average21.93% below the sector average
Income
72.8% below the market average72.8% below the market average72.8% below the market average72.8% below the market average72.8% below the market average
96.92% below the sector average96.92% below the sector average96.92% below the sector average96.92% below the sector average96.92% below the sector average
Growth
47.54% below the market average47.54% below the market average47.54% below the market average47.54% below the market average47.54% below the market average
42.18% below the sector average42.18% below the sector average42.18% below the sector average42.18% below the sector average42.18% below the sector average

IBT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 18-Jul-19 20-Dec-18
Paid 30-Aug-19 31-Jan-19
Amount 14.00p 14.00p

Trades for 20-Sep-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:48 450 @ 626.00p
16:48 3 @ 626.00p
16:35 4,760 @ 626.00p
16:28 63 @ 621.00p
16:23 1,281 @ 621.00p

IBT Key Personnel

Chair John Aston

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