Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
Shares of Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 985.63 ($13.00).
A number of equities analysts recently commented on OXIG shares. Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of Oxford Instruments plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,220 ($16.09) price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. N+1 Singer reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 810 ($10.68) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Finally, Peel Hunt raised their price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc from GBX 800 ($10.55) to GBX 950 ($12.53) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th.
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Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG) opened at 1035.00 on Friday. Oxford Instruments plc has a 52 week low of GBX 610.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,139.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,031.89 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 915.63. The stock’s market cap is GBX 591.32 million.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.30 ($0.12) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.87%. This is a positive change from Oxford Instruments plc’s previous dividend of $3.70.
Oxford Instruments plc Company Profile
Oxford Instruments plc is a provider of technology tools and systems for industry and research. The Company operates through two segments: Nanotechnology Tools and Service. The Nanotechnology Tools segment offers technology products serving research customers in both the public and private sectors. The Service segment contains the Company’s service, rental and refurbished asset sales business.
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