Bodycote PLC (BOY) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts
Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the sixteen research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 761.79 ($9.92).
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on BOY shares. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 850 ($11.07) target price on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Peel Hunt boosted their price target on Bodycote PLC from GBX 740 ($9.64) to GBX 900 ($11.72) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 880 ($11.46) price target on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 910 ($11.86) target price on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc upped their target price on Bodycote PLC from GBX 675 ($8.79) to GBX 850 ($11.07) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 6th.
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Bodycote PLC (BOY) traded up 0.18% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 848.50. The stock had a trading volume of 472,113 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 774.23 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 763.61. Bodycote PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 553.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 855.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.61 billion.
Bodycote PLC Company Profile
Bodycote plc is a provider of thermal processing services. The Company has six operating segments, split between Aerospace, Defense and Energy (ADE) and Automotive and General Industrial (AGI) business areas: ADE-Western Europe; ADE-North America; ADE-Emerging markets; AGI-Western Europe; AGI-North America, and AGI-Emerging markets.
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