Shares of Elementis plc (LON:ELM) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are covering the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 230.38 ($2.85).
Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.48) target price on shares of Elementis plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Elementis plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.60) target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, August 8th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.22) target price on shares of Elementis plc in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 220 ($2.72) target price on shares of Elementis plc in a report on Monday, June 20th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 205 ($2.54) target price on shares of Elementis plc in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd.
Shares of Elementis plc (LON:ELM) opened at 220.90 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 215.62 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 215.87. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.02 billion. Elementis plc has a 52 week low of GBX 179.60 and a 52 week high of GBX 259.30.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 8th were given a dividend of GBX 2.05 ($0.03) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 8th. This represents a yield of 0.98%.
About Elementis plc
Elementis plc is a United Kingdom-based specialty chemicals company. The Company operates through three segments: Specialty Products, Surfactants and Chromium. Its Specialty Products segment is engaged in the production of rheological and other specialty additives, compounded products and colorants. Its Surfactants segment is engaged in the production of surface active ingredients.
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