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Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note issued on Wednesday, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. They currently have a GBX 497 ($8.33) target price on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 6.58% from the stock’s previous close.

VSVS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Vesuvius plc in a research note on Wednesday, February 12th. They now have a GBX 450 ($7.54) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Vesuvius plc in a research note on Monday, February 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 550 ($9.22) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Investec raised their price target on shares of Vesuvius plc from GBX 480 ($8.04) to GBX 485 ($8.13) in a research note on Monday, January 13th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 446.20 ($7.48).

Shares of Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) traded up 0.73% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 466.30. 154,941 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vesuvius plc has a 52-week low of GBX 321.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 530.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 467. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 471.2.

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