Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) insider Jonathan Davis bought 473 shares of Rotork stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 304 ($3.97) per share, for a total transaction of £1,437.92 ($1,878.90).
ROR stock opened at GBX 304.30 ($3.98) on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $2.65 billion and a PE ratio of 28.98. Rotork p.l.c. has a 12 month low of GBX 232.60 ($3.04) and a 12 month high of GBX 345.50 ($4.51). The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 304.62 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 298.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.85, a current ratio of 2.24 and a quick ratio of 1.62.
Rotork (LON:ROR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th. The company reported GBX 5.80 ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 5.30 ($0.07) by GBX 0.50 ($0.01). Sell-side analysts forecast that Rotork p.l.c. will post 1365.0000354 EPS for the current fiscal year.
ROR has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Rotork in a research note on Thursday, July 11th. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Rotork in a research note on Tuesday, August 6th. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 352 ($4.60) target price (up previously from GBX 338 ($4.42)) on shares of Rotork in a research note on Thursday. Berenberg Bank increased their target price on shares of Rotork from GBX 280 ($3.66) to GBX 290 ($3.79) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 15th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Rotork in a research note on Wednesday, July 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 315.15 ($4.12).
Rotork Company Profile
Rotork plc designs, manufactures, and markets actuators and flow control products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Controls, Fluid Systems, Gears, and Instruments. The company offers electric actuators and control systems, including intelligent multi-turn and part-turn valve actuators, part-turn/rotary and linear control valve actuators, heavy-duty part-turn/rotary and linear valve actuators, small part-turn/rotary valve actuators, and network control systems, as well as explosion proof actuators, sensors, switches, and controls.
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