Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) had its price target raised by equities research analysts at BNP Paribas from GBX 390 ($4.86) to GBX 480 ($5.98) in a report issued on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target indicates a potential upside of 4.23% from the stock’s previous close.
Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 385 ($4.80) target price on shares of Vesuvius Plc in a report on Friday, October 28th. Peel Hunt increased their target price on shares of Vesuvius Plc from GBX 410 ($5.11) to GBX 480 ($5.98) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. HSBC Holdings plc increased their target price on shares of Vesuvius Plc from GBX 425 ($5.29) to GBX 450 ($5.61) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 5th. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of Vesuvius Plc to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 255 ($3.18) to GBX 405 ($5.04) in a report on Thursday, November 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on shares of Vesuvius Plc from GBX 389 ($4.85) to GBX 450 ($5.61) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Vesuvius Plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 388.08 ($4.83).
Shares of Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) opened at 460.90 on Friday. Vesuvius Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 265.10 and a 52 week high of GBX 479.20. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 412.21 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 376.39. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.24 billion.