Shares of Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 907.78 ($12.31).

BOY has been the subject of several analyst reports. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 990 ($13.43) target price on shares of Bodycote in a report on Friday, October 13th. Numis Securities restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 925 ($12.54) target price on shares of Bodycote in a report on Monday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 850 ($11.53) target price on shares of Bodycote in a report on Friday, October 27th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,025 ($13.90) target price (up from GBX 910 ($12.34)) on shares of Bodycote in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Bodycote in a report on Monday, November 20th.

Bodycote (LON BOY) traded up GBX 22.50 ($0.31) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1,006 ($13.64). The company had a trading volume of 378,018 shares, compared to its average volume of 295,641. Bodycote has a 12-month low of GBX 624 ($8.46) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,043 ($14.14). The firm has a market cap of $1,930.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,453.66.

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Bodycote 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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