Bunzl (OTCMKTS:BZLFY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Friday.

According to Zacks, “Bunzl Plc operates in two business areas; Outsourcing Services and Filtrona. As an international componay Bunzl has developed sound partnerships with both suppliers and customers by providing outsourcing solutions and customer service oriented distribution and light manufacture, primarily of plastic and paper based products. “

Separately, Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Bunzl from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th.

Shares of Bunzl (BZLFY) traded up $0.38 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $28.54. 9,588 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 31,362. The company has a current ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. Bunzl has a 1-year low of $26.72 and a 1-year high of $32.33.

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Bunzl Company Profile

Bunzl plc is engaged in the distribution and outsourcing service. It supplies a range of non-food products to a range of market sectors. Its segments include North America, Continental Europe, UK & Ireland, and Rest of the World. It serves six market sectors, including foodservice, which offers non-food consumables, including food packaging and guest amenities, to hotels and restaurants, among others; grocery, which includes foods not for resale, including films and labels, to grocery stores and supermarkets, among others; cleaning and hygiene, which offers materials, including chemicals and hygiene paper, to cleaning and facilities management companies, among others; safety, which offers personal protection equipment, to industrial and construction markets; retail, which includes goods not for resale, such as packaging and other store supplies, and healthcare, which offers disposable healthcare consumables, including gloves and bandages, to hospitals and care homes, among others.

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