Numis Securities Ltd reiterated their buy rating on shares of Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a GBX 635 ($7.74) price objective on the stock.
ESNT has been the subject of a number of other reports. Jefferies Group reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 615 ($7.50) price target on shares of Essentra PLC in a research report on Friday, August 26th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a buy rating on shares of Essentra PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 525 ($6.40) price objective on shares of Essentra PLC in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Essentra PLC to an underweight rating and lowered their price objective for the company from GBX 700 ($8.53) to GBX 426 ($5.19) in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 637.83 ($7.77).
Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) opened at 531.50 on Wednesday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.39 billion. Essentra PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 465.10 and a 52 week high of GBX 899.50. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 512.04 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 634.20.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 29th will be paid a GBX 6.30 ($0.08) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. This represents a yield of 1.3%.