Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT) insider Anna Manz purchased 12 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,172 ($43.82) per share, for a total transaction of £380.64 ($525.89).
Shares of Johnson Matthey stock opened at GBX 3,086 ($42.64) on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $6,080.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,624.21. Johnson Matthey has a 1-year low of GBX 2,681 ($37.04) and a 1-year high of GBX 3,511 ($48.51).
JMAT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Berenberg Bank raised shares of Johnson Matthey to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 3,350 ($46.28) to GBX 3,680 ($50.84) in a report on Friday, January 12th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 3,900 ($53.88) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey in a report on Tuesday, February 20th. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($55.26) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Johnson Matthey in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,800 ($52.50) price objective on shares of Johnson Matthey in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,592.22 ($49.63).
Johnson Matthey Company Profile
Johnson Matthey Plc operates as a specialty chemicals company in North America, Europe, China, rest of Asia, and internationally. It operates in five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals, and New Businesses. The Emission Control Technologies division manufactures catalysts, which control harmful emissions from cars and other light duty vehicles powered by various types of fuel, as well as from diesel powered trucks, buses, and non-road machinery.
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