Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KINGFISHER PLC/SH (OTCMKTS:KGFHY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday, reports.

According to Zacks, “KINGFISHER is Europe’s leading home improvement retail group and the third largest in the world, with leading market positions in the UK, France, Poland, Italy, Turkey, China. Kingfisher operates 780 stores in nine countries in Europe and Asia. Its main retail brands are B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt and Screwfix. Kingfisher also has a 21% interest in, and strategic alliance with Hornbach, Germany’s leading DIY warehouse retailer, with over 120 stores across Europe. “

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of KINGFISHER PLC/SH from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Saturday, January 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $7.00.

KGFHY opened at $5.41 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.45, a P/E/G ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.36. KINGFISHER PLC/SH has a 12 month low of $4.57 and a 12 month high of $6.99. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $5.64 and its 200 day simple moving average is $5.31.


Kingfisher plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies DIY and home improvement products and services primarily in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The company operates approximately 1,300 stores in 10 countries across Europe under the B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, and Koctas brands.

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