Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) Given “Outperform” Rating at Credit Suisse Group
Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on BOY. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 910 ($11.86) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Thursday. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 850 ($11.07) price objective (up from GBX 770 ($10.03)) on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Monday, July 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 880 ($11.46) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. HSBC Holdings plc lifted their price objective on Bodycote PLC from GBX 675 ($8.79) to GBX 850 ($11.07) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Finally, Peel Hunt lifted their price objective on Bodycote PLC from GBX 740 ($9.64) to GBX 900 ($11.72) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 790 ($10.29).
Bodycote PLC (LON BOY) opened at 912.00 on Thursday. Bodycote PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 553.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 913.50. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.74 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 789.71 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 768.45.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.30 ($0.07) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th.
About Bodycote PLC
Bodycote plc is a provider of thermal processing services. The Company has six operating segments, split between Aerospace, Defense and Energy (ADE) and Automotive and General Industrial (AGI) business areas: ADE-Western Europe; ADE-North America; ADE-Emerging markets; AGI-Western Europe; AGI-North America, and AGI-Emerging markets.
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