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Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by analysts at Credit Suisse in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They currently have a GBX 405 ($6.81) target price on the stock. Credit Suisse’s price objective points to a potential downside of 13.07% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) traded up 0.17% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 465.90. The stock had a trading volume of 91,311 shares. Vesuvius Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 410.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 523.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 458.4 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 447.1. The company’s market cap is £1.259 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5 ($0.08) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 13th.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on VSVS. Analysts at Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of Vesuvius Plc from GBX 420 ($7.07) to GBX 426 ($7.17) in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Vesuvius Plc in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a GBX 515 ($8.67) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Investec reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Vesuvius Plc in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Vesuvius Plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 455.33 ($7.66).

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