Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a note issued to investors on Monday.
Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 500 ($6.53) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Monday, June 27th. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 675 ($8.81) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 685 ($8.94) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC from GBX 680 ($8.88) to GBX 720 ($9.40) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC from GBX 550 ($7.18) to GBX 590 ($7.70) and gave the stock a “sector performer” rating in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 651 ($8.50).
Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) opened at 591.50 on Monday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.12 billion. Bodycote PLC has a one year low of GBX 489.90 and a one year high of GBX 624.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 598.51 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 590.39.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a GBX 5 ($0.07) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.84%.
In other news, insider Landless,David F sold 55,335 shares of Bodycote PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 601 ($7.84), for a total value of £332,563.35 ($434,099.14).
About Bodycote PLC
Bodycote plc is a provider of thermal processing services. The Company has six segments, split between Aerospace, Defense and Energy (ADE) and Automotive and General Industrial (AGI) business areas: ADE-Western Europe; ADE-North America; ADE-Emerging markets; AGI-Western Europe; AGI-North America, and AGI-Emerging markets.
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