Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the six research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,372.40 ($17.93).
OXIG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,450 ($18.95) target price on shares of Oxford Instruments in a report on Tuesday. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Oxford Instruments in a report on Tuesday. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,450 ($18.95) target price on shares of Oxford Instruments in a report on Tuesday. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,180 ($15.42) to GBX 1,462 ($19.10) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday.
LON:OXIG opened at GBX 1,590.88 ($20.79) on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 18.55. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,307.28 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 1,258.51. Oxford Instruments has a 52 week low of GBX 813 ($10.62) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,468 ($19.18). The company has a market cap of $903.13 million and a PE ratio of 30.59.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 5th. Oxford Instruments’s payout ratio is 0.27%.
Oxford Instruments Company Profile
Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United States, rest of Europe, rest of Asia, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany, and internationally. The company's Nanotechnology Tools segment provides high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions, and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets; atomic force probe microscopy for materials and bioscience applications; 3D and 4D image visualization and analysis software; and nanoanalysis solutions for materials characterization and nanofabrication on scanning electron microscopes, focussed ion beams, and transmission electron microscopes.
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