Peel Hunt restated their buy rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) in a research report released on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other analysts have also weighed in on VSVS. Berenberg Bank restated a buy rating on shares of Vesuvius in a report on Friday, July 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group decreased their price target on Vesuvius from GBX 480 ($5.91) to GBX 460 ($5.66) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an overweight rating on shares of Vesuvius in a report on Wednesday, June 24th. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on Vesuvius from GBX 440 ($5.41) to GBX 420 ($5.17) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 14th. Finally, Barclays restated an equal weight rating on shares of Vesuvius in a report on Monday, July 6th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vesuvius presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 522.18 ($6.43).
Shares of VSVS opened at GBX 408 ($5.02) on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.78. Vesuvius has a 1 year low of GBX 3.85 ($0.05) and a 1 year high of GBX 540 ($6.65). The business’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 389.02 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 395.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 42.62, a current ratio of 1.70 and a quick ratio of 1.22.
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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