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Share Price:
Down 440.00p
Change Today:
-4.00p
Market Cap:
1,753.46m
Sector:
Electricity

Director dealings: Drax CEO ups stake

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Friday 31 Jul 2020

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Drax Group revealed on Friday that chief executive Will Gardiner had acquired 54,772 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed electricity generator.
Gardiner, who joined Drax as CFO in 2015, purchased the shares on Thursday at an average price of 272.50p each, for a total value of 149,253.69.

On Wednesday, Drax reported a 30% improvement in group adjusted underlying earnings to 179m in its first half.

Drax said that Included an estimated 44m impact from the Covid-19 pandemic, primarily in its Customers SME operations.

Adjusted basic earnings per share came in at 10.8p, up from 2.0p year-on-year.

As of 1650 BST, Drax shares were up 3.31% at 281.20p.

Top Director Buys

Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY)
Director name: Lupton,James
Amount purchased: 1,000,000 @ 26.20p
Value: 261,999.99

Drax Group (DRX)
Director name: Gardiner,Will
Amount purchased: 54,772 @ 272.50p
Value: 149,253.69

Smith & Nephew (SN.)
Director name: White,Bob
Amount purchased: 2,800 @ $20.21
Value: $46,662.82

Power Metal Resources (POW)
Director name: Bell,Andrew
Amount purchased: 4,200,000 @ 0.91p
Value: 38,052.00

Smith & Nephew (SN.)
Director name: White,Bob
Amount purchased: 2,200 @ $20.22
Value: $36,672.71

Vivo Energy (VVO)
Director name: Daly,John
Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 70.56p
Value: 35,277.85

Vivo Energy (VVO)
Director name: Rogers ,Christopher
Amount purchased: 35,500 @ 69.83p
Value: 24,788.09

Smith & Nephew (SN.)
Director name: White,Bob
Amount purchased: 1,000 @ $20.21
Value: $16,665.17

Sigmaroc (SRC)
Director name: Barrett ,David
Amount purchased: 40,000 @ 41.13p
Value: 16,452.00

Sigmaroc (SRC)
Director name: Vermoken ,Max
Amount purchased: 25,644 @ 41.15p
Value: 10,552.51

Enteq Upstream (NTQ)
Director name: Steel,David
Amount purchased: 75,000 @ 12.00p
Value: 9,000.00

Volta Finance Limited (VTA)
Director name: Meader,Paul
Amount purchased: 1,533 @ 4.65
Value: 7,128.45

Volta Finance Limited (VTA)
Director name: Page,Stephen Le
Amount purchased: 1,348 @ 465.00p
Value: 6,957.70

Volta Finance Limited (VTA)
Director name: Varotsis,Paul
Amount purchased: 1,201 @ 4.65
Value: 5,584.65

Volta Finance Limited (VTA)
Director name: Harrison,Graham
Amount purchased: 1,201 @ 4.65
Value: 5,584.65



Top Director Sells

Cranswick (CWK)
Director name: Davey,Martin T P
Amount sold: 7,164 @ 357,280.00p
Value: 25,595,539.55

Power Metal Resources (POW)
Director name: Bell,Andrew
Amount sold: 3,900,000 @ 0.88p
Value: 34,281.00

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Drax Group Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 440.00p
Change Today -4.00p
52 Week High 454.20p
52 Week Low 212.40p
Volume 389,889
Shares Issued 398.51m
Market Cap 1,753.46m

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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 0
Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 10
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Drax Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 22-Apr-21 20-Aug-20
Paid 14-May-21 02-Oct-20
Amount 10.30p 6.80p

Trades for 11-Jun-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 475 @ 440.00p
16:35 467 @ 440.00p
16:35 353 @ 440.00p
16:35 1,662 @ 440.00p
16:35 198,459 @ 440.00p

Drax Group Key Personnel

Chair Philip Cox
CEO Will Gardiner
CFO Andy Skelton