Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) had its price objective reduced by Jefferies Group from GBX 615 ($7.68) to GBX 445 ($5.56) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a buy rating on the stock.
ESNT has been the subject of several other research reports. Numis Securities Ltd restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 635 ($7.93) target price on shares of Essentra PLC in a report on Monday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank AG restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 525 ($6.56) target price on shares of Essentra PLC in a report on Friday, August 26th. Citigroup Inc. lowered their target price on shares of Essentra PLC from GBX 730 ($9.12) to GBX 700 ($8.75) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 1st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Essentra PLC to an underweight rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 700 ($8.75) to GBX 426 ($5.32) in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Essentra PLC presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 565.33 ($7.06).
Shares of Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) opened at 390.60 on Friday. Essentra PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 366.70 and a 12 month high of GBX 899.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.02 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 486.42 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 566.85.