The Essentra PLC (ESNT) Earns “Buy” Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

The Essentra PLC (ESNT) Earns “Buy” Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

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%.

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