Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the five brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,461 ($32.15).
A number of research analysts have issued reports on SVT shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upped their price target on shares of Severn Trent from GBX 2,750 ($35.93) to GBX 2,800 ($36.58) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 5th. Barclays upped their price target on shares of Severn Trent from GBX 2,500 ($32.66) to GBX 2,560 ($33.45) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 13th.
Shares of LON SVT traded up GBX 31 ($0.41) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 2,391 ($31.24). 455,310 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 522,027. The company has a quick ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 632.55. The company has a market cap of £5.79 billion and a PE ratio of 49.79. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 2,257.88 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,362.61. Severn Trent has a 12 month low of GBX 2,148 ($28.06) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,593 ($33.88).
About Severn Trent
Severn Trent Plc operates as a water and sewerage company in England and Wales. It operates through two segments, Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services. The Regulated Water and Waste Water segment offers water and waste water services to approximately 4.6 million households and businesses in the Midlands and Wales.
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