Essentra (LON:ESNT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research report issued on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Separately, Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Essentra in a research note on Monday, December 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 475 ($6.25).
Shares of ESNT opened at GBX 420.40 ($5.53) on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 427 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 418.38. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.84. The company has a current ratio of 1.54, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.07. Essentra has a 1-year low of GBX 370 ($4.87) and a 1-year high of GBX 459.13 ($6.04).
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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