Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) Earns “Equal weight” Rating from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley reaffirmed their equal weight rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other research analysts have also issued reports on VSVS. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on Avantor in a research report on Tuesday, June 11th. They issued an outperform rating and a $22.00 target price for the company. Numis Securities reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($23.52) target price on shares of in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group lowered EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating on shares of Lookers in a research report on Monday, July 8th. Finally, Deutsche Bank restated a buy rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of STMicroelectronics in a research note on Monday, April 15th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 673.80 ($8.80).

Shares of LON:VSVS opened at GBX 518.50 ($6.78) on Thursday. Vesuvius has a 52-week low of GBX 469.40 ($6.13) and a 52-week high of GBX 663 ($8.66). The company has a market cap of $1.41 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.17. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 525.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 41.51, a current ratio of 2.35 and a quick ratio of 1.68.

About Vesuvius

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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