Glencore International PLC, St. Helier (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Friday.

According to Zacks, “Glencore Plc operates as a diversified natural resource company. It operates in three groups: Metals and Minerals, Energy Products, and Agricultural Products. The Metals and Minerals segment is involved in mining, smelting, refining, and warehousing copper, nickel, zinc/lead, alloys, alumina/aluminum and iron ore. The Energy Products segment includes controlled and non-controlled coal mining and oil production operations and investments in strategic handling, storage and freight equipment and facilities. The Agricultural Products segment focuses on grains, oils/oilseeds, cotton and sugar. The Company’s operations consist of mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. It is a producer and marketer of commodities, such as mobile phones, bicycles, cutlery, plastics and electricity. Glencore Plc, formerly known as Glencore Xstrata PLC, is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. “

A number of other brokerages also recently commented on GLNCY. Liberum Capital downgraded Glencore International PLC, St. Helier from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Glencore International PLC, St. Helier from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Deutsche Bank upgraded Glencore International PLC, St. Helier from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Glencore International PLC, St. Helier has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $12.00.

Glencore International PLC, St. Helier (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) traded up $0.15 on Friday, reaching $11.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 272,154 shares, compared to its average volume of 198,888. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 0.57. Glencore International PLC, St. Helier has a 12-month low of $6.90 and a 12-month high of $11.07.

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Glencore International PLC, St. Helier Company Profile

Glencore plc engages in the production, refinement, processing, storage, transport, and marketing of commodities worldwide. It operates in three segments: Metals and Minerals, Energy Products, and Agricultural Products. The Metals and Minerals segment is involved in smelting, refining, mining, processing, and storing zinc, copper, lead, alumina, aluminum, ferroalloys, nickel, cobalt, and iron ore.

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