Shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Brokers have set a 1-year consensus target price of $15.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.25 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Luxfer an industry rank of 53 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub lowered Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Luxfer from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th.

Shares of Luxfer (LXFR) opened at $14.75 on Monday. Luxfer has a 1 year low of $10.82 and a 1 year high of $14.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $389.62, a P/E ratio of 16.21 and a beta of 0.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 2.34 and a quick ratio of 1.22.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new position in shares of Luxfer during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $120,000. Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of Luxfer by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 12,186 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $156,000 after purchasing an additional 669 shares during the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Luxfer during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $173,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in shares of Luxfer by 11.1% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 15,916 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $204,000 after purchasing an additional 1,589 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Luxfer by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 16,786 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $215,000 after purchasing an additional 222 shares during the last quarter. 86.27% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Luxfer

Luxfer Holdings PLC is a holding company. The Company is a materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of materials, components and gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. It operates through two divisions: Elektron and Gas Cylinders.

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