Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Victrex (VCT)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Victrex (LON: VCT) recently:

  • 2/12/2018 – Victrex had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 2,550 ($35.23) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 2,300 ($31.78).
  • 2/12/2018 – Victrex had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 2,400 ($33.16) price target on the stock.
  • 2/6/2018 – Victrex had its price target raised by analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 2,300 ($31.78) to GBX 2,400 ($33.16). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 2/5/2018 – Victrex had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,770 ($38.27) price target on the stock.
  • 1/30/2018 – Victrex had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,770 ($38.27) price target on the stock.
  • 1/24/2018 – Victrex had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,770 ($38.27) price target on the stock.
  • 1/8/2018 – Victrex had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 2,250 ($31.09) to GBX 2,580 ($35.65). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 1/4/2018 – Victrex had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 2,200 ($30.40) price target on the stock.

Victrex plc (LON:VCT) traded up GBX 20 ($0.28) during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 2,516 ($34.76). 46,193 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 280,045. The company has a market capitalization of $2,170.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,168.97. Victrex plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,826 ($25.23) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,772 ($38.30).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 1st will be issued a GBX 109.60 ($1.51) dividend. This is a positive change from Victrex’s previous dividend of $12.20. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 4.31%.

In other news, insider Martin Court sold 441 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,618 ($36.17), for a total value of £11,545.38 ($15,951.06).

Victrex plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various polymers. The Company’s operating segments include Industrial (Victrex Polymer Solutions) and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). The Victrex Polymer Solutions segment focuses on automotive, aerospace, electronics and energy markets.

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