Peel Hunt reiterated their add rating on shares of Essentra (LON:ESNT) in a research report released on Thursday morning. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 585 ($7.87) price target on the stock.

Separately, Numis Securities reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.73) price objective on shares of Essentra in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 526.40 ($7.08).

Essentra (LON:ESNT) traded down GBX 5.50 ($0.07) on Thursday, hitting GBX 504.50 ($6.79). The stock had a trading volume of 654,133 shares, compared to its average volume of 470,553. Essentra has a 52 week low of GBX 387.40 ($5.21) and a 52 week high of GBX 588.50 ($7.92).

In other news, insider Tommy Breen bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 5 ($0.07) per share, for a total transaction of £500 ($672.95). Also, insider Paul Forman bought 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 503 ($6.77) per share, for a total transaction of £100,600 ($135,397.04).

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About Essentra

Essentra plc is a supplier of plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company operates through three segments. The Component Solutions segment includes the components, pipe protection technologies (PPT), extrusion and security businesses. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment includes specialty tapes business and is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified customer base in the health & personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries.

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