Shares of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA (ETR:HLE) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the thirteen research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €53.75 ($63.24).
Several brokerages recently commented on HLE. Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €58.00 ($68.24) price objective on shares of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, January 18th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft set a €50.00 ($58.82) target price on shares of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 17th. The Goldman Sachs Group set a €66.00 ($77.65) target price on shares of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 27th. Warburg Research set a €64.00 ($75.29) target price on shares of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 14th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €49.00 ($57.65) target price on shares of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday.
ETR:HLE traded up €0.82 ($0.96) during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting €50.68 ($59.62). 101,417 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 158,303. The business’s 50-day moving average price is €47.99 and its 200 day moving average price is €48.87. The company has a market cap of $5.63 billion and a PE ratio of -13.74. HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA has a 12-month low of €29.68 ($34.92) and a 12-month high of €55.85 ($65.71). The company has a quick ratio of 1.56, a current ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 57.38.
HELLA GmbH & Co KGaA, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells lighting and electronic components and systems for automotive industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Automotive, Aftermarket, and Special Applications. The Automotive segment offers headlamps, rear combination lamps, car body and interior lighting products, and radomes; and body electronics, energy management, lighting electronics, and steering solutions, as well as driver assistance systems and components, including sensors and engine compartment actuators.
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