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Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a report released on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. They currently have a GBX 950 ($15.96) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s target price indicates a potential upside of 15.50% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on ESNT. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of Essentra PLC from GBX 847 ($14.23) to GBX 859 ($14.43) in a research note on Thursday, March 20th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Essentra PLC in a research note on Friday, February 21st. They now have a GBX 870 ($14.62) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Panmure Gordon downgraded shares of Essentra PLC to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 20th. They now have a GBX 841 ($14.13) price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 863 ($14.50).

Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) traded up 1.42% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 822.5001. The stock had a trading volume of 617,384 shares. Essentra PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 470.08 and a 52 week high of GBX 924.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 884.1 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 824..

Essentra plc, formerly Filtrona plc, is an international supplier of specialty plastic, fiber, foam products and packaging products.

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