Voestalpine (OTCMKTS:VLPNY) Hits New 1-Year Low at $3.71

Voestalpine AG (OTCMKTS:VLPNYGet Rating)’s stock price reached a new 52-week low on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $3.71 and last traded at $3.86, with a volume of 1094 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.75.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

VLPNY has been the topic of several recent research reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reduced their target price on shares of Voestalpine from €35.00 ($35.71) to €29.00 ($29.59) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 14th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on shares of Voestalpine from €34.00 ($34.69) to €35.00 ($35.71) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Voestalpine from an “overweight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. Finally, UBS Group cut their price objective on shares of Voestalpine from €28.70 ($29.29) to €21.00 ($21.43) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.63.

Voestalpine Trading Up 2.9 %

The firm has a market cap of $3.45 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.37 and a beta of 1.40. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $4.17 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a current ratio of 1.52.

Voestalpine (OTCMKTS:VLPNYGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $4.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.76 billion. Voestalpine had a net margin of 10.18% and a return on equity of 18.98%. Equities analysts expect that Voestalpine AG will post 1.31 EPS for the current year.

Voestalpine Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, July 15th were given a dividend of $0.1611 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 14th.

Voestalpine Company Profile

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Voestalpine AG processes, develops, manufactures, and sells steel products in Austria, European Union, and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Steel, High Performance Metals, Metal Engineering, Metal Forming, and Other. The Steel division produces hot and cold-rolled steel strips, as well as electrogalvanized, hot-dip galvanized, and organically coated steel strips; and heavy plates for the energy sector, as well as turbine casings for automotive, white goods/consumer goods, building/construction, energy, mechanical engineering, and others.

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