Shares of Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen analysts that are currently covering the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 335.69 ($4.38).
Several research analysts have commented on VSVS shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 344 ($4.49) price target on shares of Vesuvius Plc in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Numis Securities Ltd lowered Vesuvius Plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 340 ($4.44) price target on the stock. in a research report on Friday, August 12th. HSBC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 360 ($4.70) price target on shares of Vesuvius Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on Vesuvius Plc from GBX 350 ($4.57) to GBX 390 ($5.09) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 340 ($4.44) price target on shares of Vesuvius Plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th.
Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) opened at 367.60 on Wednesday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 991.42 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 358.16 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 337.96. Vesuvius Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 265.10 and a 12 month high of GBX 388.30.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 11th were paid a GBX 5.15 ($0.07) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.39%.
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