AO World PLC (LON:AO) Receives GBX 141 Consensus PT from Brokerages
AO World PLC (LON:AO) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 141 ($1.84).
Several brokerages have commented on AO. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ascential in a research report on Friday, June 14th. Peel Hunt raised MJ Gleeson to a “hold” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 715 ($9.34) to GBX 745 ($9.73) in a research report on Thursday, July 4th. Morgan Stanley set a $70.00 price target on Edison International and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 15th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 877 ($11.46) price target on shares of in a research report on Thursday, May 30th.
AO traded down GBX 1.70 ($0.02) on Monday, hitting GBX 74.30 ($0.97). The company had a trading volume of 139,311 shares, compared to its average volume of 174,009. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 80.21. AO World has a 1-year low of GBX 68.80 ($0.90) and a 1-year high of GBX 156 ($2.04). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 43.76, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 0.89. The company has a market capitalization of $350.61 million and a PE ratio of -19.55.
AO World plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online retailer of domestic appliances and consumer electronics in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands. It also provides logistics and transport services; and ancillary services, such as delivery, connection and disconnection, product protection plan commission, recycling, strategic marketing income, and third-party logistics services, as well as engages in the investment activities.
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