J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €94.00 ($98.95) target price on Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) in a report released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Independent Research GmbH set a €93.00 ($97.89) price objective on shares of Essilor International SA and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, November 23rd. HSBC set a €125.00 ($131.58) price objective on shares of Essilor International SA and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, December 2nd. Morgan Stanley set a €113.00 ($118.95) price objective on shares of Essilor International SA and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, December 9th. Jefferies Group set a €114.00 ($120.00) price objective on shares of Essilor International SA and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, December 7th. Finally, Societe Generale set a €115.00 ($121.05) price objective on shares of Essilor International SA and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, November 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Essilor International SA has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of €116.08 ($122.19).

Shares of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) traded up 0.29% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching €102.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 487,997 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of €102.76 and a 200-day moving average price of €110.73. The stock has a market cap of €21.98 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.20. Essilor International SA has a 52-week low of €93.41 and a 52-week high of €124.55.

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About Essilor International SA

Essilor International SA, formerly Essilor International Compagnie Generale D’Optique SA, is an ophthalmic optics company. The Company designs, manufactures and markets a range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. It also develops and markets equipment for prescription laboratories, and instruments and services for eye care professionals.

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