K&S AG (ETR:SDF) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seventeen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is €22.16 ($27.36).
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. DZ Bank reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of K&S in a research note on Monday. Kepler Capital Markets set a €26.00 ($32.10) price target on shares of K&S and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €30.00 ($37.04) price target on shares of K&S and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Baader Bank set a €22.00 ($27.16) price target on shares of K&S and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. Finally, UBS Group set a €18.80 ($23.21) price target on shares of K&S and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th.
Shares of K&S (ETR SDF) traded up €0.09 ($0.11) during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching €22.46 ($27.73). 444,382 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,210,000. The firm has a market cap of $4,300.00 and a PE ratio of 28.08. K&S has a 12-month low of €18.92 ($23.36) and a 12-month high of €24.74 ($30.54).
K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizers for crops; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and health care and nutrition products for pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries.
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