Shares of ALS Ltd (ASX:ALQ) crossed below its fifty day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a fifty day moving average of $7.32 and traded as low as $7.08. ALS shares last traded at $7.29, with a volume of 2,145,686 shares changing hands.
The stock has a market capitalization of $3.51 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.14. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is A$7.32. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 70.72.
The company also recently declared a Final dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 1st will be given a dividend of $0.115 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 3rd. ALS’s payout ratio is 73.02%.
In related news, insider Raj Naran 37,068 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 9th.
ALS Company Profile (ASX:ALQ)
ALS Limited provides analytical testing services in Australia, Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company's Life Sciences segment offers analytical testing and sampling, and remote monitoring services for the environmental, food, pharmaceutical, and consumer products markets. It provides analytical testing data to assist consulting and engineering firms, industries, and governments.
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