GKN (OTCMKTS:GKNLY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “GKN plc operates as an engineering business serving the automotive, industrial, off-highway, and aerospace markets. It sells its products primarily to vehicle and aircraft manufacturers as well as, in Aerospace, to other tier one suppliers. It operates in four different business areas. Automotive segment supplies driveshaft, geared components, torque management devices, structural and engine components and substrates for catalytic converters. Powder Metallurgy segment produces powdered metal and sintered components for automotive and other industrial customers. OffHighway segment mainly designs and manufactures steel wheels and driveline products for the agricultural, construction and mining, and industrial machinery markets. Aerospace segment’ activities are concentrated on the production of airframe and engine structures, components and assemblies for both military and civil aerospace markets. GKN plc is headquartered in Redditch, the United Kingdom. “

A number of other research firms also recently commented on GKNLY. Liberum Capital raised GKN from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Investec raised GKN from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th.

GKN (OTCMKTS:GKNLY) traded down $0.01 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $4.13. The company had a trading volume of 106,818 shares, compared to its average volume of 279,693. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 1.51 and a quick ratio of 0.93. GKN has a 12-month low of $3.76 and a 12-month high of $4.82.

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About GKN

GKN plc is a global engineering company. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture and service of systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. The Company operates in four segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Land Systems. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services.

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