Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of L'Oreal (OTCMKTS:LRLCY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Saturday.

According to Zacks, “At L’Oréal, they have made cosmetics the focus of all their energy and know-how for nearly a century. They are fully committed to putting their expertise and research resources to work for the well-being of men and women, in all their diversity, around the world. “

A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a buy rating on shares of L'Oreal in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded L'Oreal from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $50.00.

L'Oreal (LRLCY) traded up $0.60 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $45.54. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 54,122 shares, compared to its average volume of 65,975. L'Oreal has a 1 year low of $36.07 and a 1 year high of $46.78.

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L'Oreal Company Profile

L’Oreal SA is a France-based holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, develops the business activities of the L’Oreal Group (Group) in the country or region in which they are located. The Company’s non-core activities include insurance, reinsurance and banking. The Company’s Cosmetics Division is organized into four divisions: Professional Products, Consumer Products, L’Oreal Luxe and Active Cosmetics.

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