|Bid||2,358.00 x 43800|
|Ask||2,359.00 x 1800|
|Day's Range||2,346.76 - 2,375.00|
|52 Week Range||2,110.00 - 4,376.00|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.98|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.92|
|Earnings Date||Aug 20, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.18 (0.74%)|
|1y Target Est||54.44|
The strategic rationale for the tie-up is partly predicated on the demographic trends playing out in Saudi Arabia and in response to King Salman’s National Transformation Plan, which explicitly sets out the increased role for private sector participation in healthcare services. A couple of days after the agreements were settled, the group’s chief executive, Prasanth Manghat, purchased 75,000 shares at around 2,495p apiece, increasing his aggregate holding by 42 per cent. That is a heavy commitment, but he may feel that investors need some indirect reassurance given the steep rise in net debt/payables through 2018.
The FTSE 100 was 0.1% lower, while the mid-cap FTSE 250 rose 0.4%. British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands were among the biggest drags on the main index after data from Nielsen showed cigarette industry volumes deteriorated in the four weeks to May 18. The session's trading came against the backdrop of continued uncertainty over China's trade dispute with the United States, after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington was not ready to make a deal with Beijing but that he expected one in the future.
European stocks were mixed Tuesday afternoon, as broad uncertainties over trade and economic growth soured investor sentiment.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of NMC Health plc and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.
European shares ended flat on Wednesday after swinging between gains and losses through the day, with strength in banks and auto stocks offset by weakness in the technology and healthcare sectors. Indexes in London and Frankfurt were steady, while Paris slipped 0.1 percent. Bank stocks rallied 0.8 percent after the European Central Bank said it could further delay an interest rate hikes and may look at measures to mitigate the side-effects of sub-zero rates.
NMC Health and insurers Aviva and Admiral all slipped after earnings reports. The FTSE 100 was down 0.5 percent, while the FTSE 250 gave up 0.9 percent and was on track for its worst week in more than two months.
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