Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) had its target price boosted by Bank of America Corporation from $23.00 to $28.00 in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. Bank of America Corporation currently has a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on VNTR. Jefferies Group LLC initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 7th. They issued a buy rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued a buy rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued an overweight rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. Barclays PLC initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued an equal weight rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued an outperform rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $26.71.

Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) traded down $1.17 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $23.69. The stock had a trading volume of 1,093,463 shares.

Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $582.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $568.31 million. Venator Materials PLC had a net margin of 6.05% and a return on equity of 18.31%. Venator Materials PLC’s quarterly revenue was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

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In other Venator Materials PLC news, major shareholder Corp Huntsman sold 26,105,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.85, for a total value of $492,079,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in VNTR. First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in Venator Materials PLC in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,863,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Venator Materials PLC in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $33,036,000. State of Wisconsin Investment Board acquired a new stake in shares of Venator Materials PLC during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $4,023,000. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Venator Materials PLC during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $47,734,000.

About Venator Materials PLC

Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The Company is engaged in manufacturing titanium dioxide (TiO2), functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment products. It operates through two segments: Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives.

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