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Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Analyst RN reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 889.17 ($14.86).

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BOY shares. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a GBX 810 ($13.54) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a GBX 2,034 ($34.00) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a GBX 825 ($13.79) price target on the stock.

Shares of Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) opened at 705.3676 on Thursday. Bodycote PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 595.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 832.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 685.8 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 725.1. The company’s market cap is £1.342 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.60 ($0.08) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 1st.

Bodycote plc (LON:BOY) is a specialized plasma spray, high velocity oxy fuel (HVOF) and thermally formed ceramic treatments.

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