Wickes Group (WIX)

Sector:

Retailers

Index:

FTSE Small Cap

159.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.70p
  • 52 Week High: 160.70
  • 52 Week Low: 118.10
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 250.50m
  • Volume: 447,858
  • Market Cap: £399.55m

Director dealings: Gleeson CEO picks up shares, Wicks CFO covers tax bill

By Josh White

Date: Friday 15 Sep 2023

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Low-cost housebuilder MJ Gleeson was on the list of director buys on Friday after its chief executive officer picked up more than 12k shares.
The company said Graham Prothero purchased 12,439 shares on 14 September in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

He paid 398p for each share, valuing the purchase at a total of £49,507.22.

Following the purchase, MJ Gleeson said Graham Prothero held 48,276 shares, of which 30,368 were held in his name, and Miranda Prothero held 17,908 shares.

That represented 0.08% of the company's issued share capital.

Wickes entered the director sales list after its chief financial officer exercised share options before selling a tranche to cover his tax bill.

The company said Mark George exercised nil-cost options over 110,025 shares before selling 51,895 on the London Stock Exchange on 14 September.

George netted 144.9p for each share, giving the sale a total value of £75,195.86.

At 1314 BST, shares in MJ Gleeson were up 3.84% at 411.21p, while those in Wickes Group were ahead 0.56% at 146.82p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Mj Gleeson (GLE)
Director name: Prothero,Graham
Amount purchased: 12,439 @ 398.00p
Value: £49,507.22

Empyrean Energy (EME)
Director name: Kelly,Thomas
Amount purchased: 2,109,375 @ 0.80p
Value: £16,875.00

Empyrean Energy (EME)
Director name: Bisht,Gajendra
Amount purchased: 1,799,242 @ 0.80p
Value: £14,393.94

Discoverie Group (DSCV)
Director name: Baxter,Celia
Amount purchased: 2,791 @ 7.16p
Value: £199.84

Superdry (SDRY)
Director name: Wills,Shaun
Amount purchased: 340 @ 44.10p
Value: £149.94



Top Director Sells

Wickes Group (WIX)
Director name: George,Mark
Amount sold: 51,895 @ 144.90p
Value: £75,195.86

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Wickes Group Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 159.50p
Change Today 0.70p
% Change 0.44 %
52 Week High 160.70
52 Week Low 118.10
Volume 447,858
Shares Issued 250.50m
Market Cap £399.55m

Wickes Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average
47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average
Price Trend
59.66% above the market average59.66% above the market average59.66% above the market average59.66% above the market average59.66% above the market average
71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average
Income
58.85% above the market average58.85% above the market average58.85% above the market average58.85% above the market average58.85% above the market average
22.22% above the sector average22.22% above the sector average22.22% above the sector average22.22% above the sector average22.22% above the sector average
Growth
67.78% below the market average67.78% below the market average67.78% below the market average67.78% below the market average67.78% below the market average
60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average

Wickes Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 28-Sep-23 20-Apr-23
Paid 03-Nov-23 07-Jun-23
Amount 3.60p 7.30p

Trades for 23-Feb-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 80,829 @ 159.50p
16:35 383 @ 159.50p
16:35 601 @ 159.50p
16:35 132 @ 159.50p
16:35 333 @ 159.50p

Wickes Group Key Personnel

Chair Christopher Rogers
CEO David Wood
CFO Mark George

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