Essentra (LON:ESNT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, January 7th, Stock Target Advisor reports.
Separately, Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Essentra in a research note on Monday, December 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Essentra currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 475 ($6.25).
LON:ESNT traded down GBX 4.20 ($0.06) during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching GBX 412.60 ($5.43). 51,867 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 637,881. Essentra has a 1-year low of GBX 350 ($4.60) and a 1-year high of GBX 459.13 ($6.04). The stock has a market cap of $1.09 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.32. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 430.18 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 418.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.07, a current ratio of 1.54 and a quick ratio of 1.18.
Essentra plc manufactures and sells specialist plastic, fiber, foam, and packaging products worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Component, Packaging, Filter Products, and Specialist Components. The Component division offers plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries; and component solutions for protection and finishing purposes.
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