Zacks Investment Research Downgrades BPOST SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:BPOSY) to Sell

BPOST SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:BPOSY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “bpost SA engages in the management and provision of postal services. It operates its business through the Mail and Retail Solutions and Parcels and International segments. The Mail and Retail Solutions segment provides post offices, post points and electronic shop to business and residential customers. The Parcels and International segment handles, delivers, and manages mail, parcel, and e-commerce logistics. bpost SA is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. “

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Societe Generale lowered shares of BPOST SA/ADR from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 15th. ValuEngine raised shares of BPOST SA/ADR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 26th. Main First Bank raised shares of BPOST SA/ADR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 11th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of BPOST SA/ADR in a research report on Wednesday, May 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. BPOST SA/ADR presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.50.

BPOSY stock opened at $6.97 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a current ratio of 0.97. The stock has a market cap of $1.39 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.10 and a beta of 0.93. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $6.74 and a 200 day simple moving average of $8.33. BPOST SA/ADR has a 52 week low of $5.49 and a 52 week high of $12.04.

BPOST SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:BPOSY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 4th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.02 billion for the quarter. BPOST SA/ADR had a net margin of 4.00% and a return on equity of 20.27%. Sell-side analysts predict that BPOST SA/ADR will post 0.72 EPS for the current year.

BPOST SA/ADR Company Profile

bpost SA/NV, together with its subsidiaries, provides mail and parcel services in Belgium and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Mail & Retail Solutions, and Parcels & Logistics. Its mail and parcels services include collection, transport, sorting, and distribution of addressed and non-addressed mail, printed documents, newspapers, and parcels, as well as e-commerce logistics, express delivery, proximity and convenience, document management, and related services.

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