Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports.
VSVS has been the topic of several other reports. Bank of America decreased their price target on shares of Vesuvius from GBX 650 ($8.55) to GBX 600 ($7.89) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 10th. Goldman Sachs Group raised their price target on shares of Vesuvius from GBX 480 ($6.31) to GBX 490 ($6.45) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, January 13th. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 715 ($9.41) price target on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Tuesday, October 15th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Thursday, December 5th. Finally, Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 715 ($9.41) price target on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Tuesday, October 15th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. Vesuvius presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 617.55 ($8.12).
VSVS opened at GBX 455 ($5.99) on Friday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 479.68 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 466.63. The company has a quick ratio of 1.64, a current ratio of 2.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 44.89. The company has a market cap of $1.23 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.89. Vesuvius has a 52-week low of GBX 331 ($4.35) and a 52-week high of GBX 646 ($8.50).
Vesuvius Company Profile
Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions principally to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.
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