Bodycote (LON:BOY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Peel Hunt in a report issued on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 target price on shares of STMicroelectronics in a research note on Monday, April 15th. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Visa from $175.00 to $191.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 11th. Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 10th. UBS Group set a $260.00 target price on shares of Boston Beer and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a research note on Friday, May 24th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 891.54 ($11.65).
LON BOY opened at GBX 774.50 ($10.12) on Monday. Bodycote has a 1 year low of GBX 673 ($8.79) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,054 ($13.77). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a current ratio of 1.19. The company has a market cap of $1.48 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.29. The business has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 795.18.
Bodycote plc provides thermal processing services worldwide. The company operates in two business areas, Aerospace, Defence & Energy; and Automotive & General Industrial. It offers heat treatment services, including altering the microstructure of metals and alloys, such as steel and aluminum to impart properties comprising surface hardness, temperature resistance, ductility, and strength; metal joining services consisting of electron beam welding, and vacuum and honeycomb brazing; and Hot isostatic pressing (HIP) services, including HIP product fabrication, isostatic pressing, and HIP supporting services.
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