Morgan Stanley reiterated their equal weight rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) in a report published on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
VSVS has been the topic of several other research reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of STMicroelectronics in a research report on Monday, April 15th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($23.52) price target on shares of in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating on shares of Lookers in a research report on Monday, July 8th. Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a neutral rating on shares of Anglo American in a research report on Wednesday, May 15th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Vesuvius presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 673.80 ($8.80).
Shares of LON VSVS opened at GBX 518.50 ($6.78) on Thursday. Vesuvius has a fifty-two week low of GBX 469.40 ($6.13) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 663 ($8.66). The company has a market cap of $1.41 billion and a PE ratio of 10.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 41.51, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a current ratio of 2.35. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 525.52.
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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