Shares of K&S AG (ETR:SDF) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eighteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €20.09 ($23.37).

SDF has been the subject of several recent research reports. Nord/LB set a €20.00 ($23.26) price objective on K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 14th. Baader Bank set a €19.00 ($22.09) target price on shares of K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 14th. Kepler Capital Markets set a €24.00 ($27.91) target price on shares of K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 14th. UBS Group set a €22.00 ($25.58) price objective on shares of K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. Finally, DZ Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of K&S in a report on Friday, March 15th.

Shares of K&S stock traded up €0.09 ($0.10) during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching €15.97 ($18.56). 1,124,347 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,080,000. K&S has a fifty-two week low of €14.61 ($16.98) and a fifty-two week high of €23.65 ($27.50). The stock has a market capitalization of $3.06 billion and a P/E ratio of 40.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 81.48, a current ratio of 1.65 and a quick ratio of 1.07.

About K&S

K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for various crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizer specialties for rapeseeds, potatoes, citrus fruits, vines, and vegetables; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and a range of products for use in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries.

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