Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seventeen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 333.18 ($4.35).

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Barclays boosted their price objective on Rotork from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 325 ($4.25) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Rotork in a report on Thursday, August 23rd. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Rotork in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Rotork in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Rotork in a research note on Tuesday, August 7th.

Shares of LON ROR opened at GBX 297.20 ($3.88) on Friday. Rotork has a 12 month low of GBX 221.30 ($2.89) and a 12 month high of GBX 306.80 ($4.01).

Rotork (LON:ROR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The company reported GBX 5.60 ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 5.30 ($0.07) by GBX 0.30 ($0.00). Rotork had a return on equity of 16.70% and a net margin of 12.45%.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd were paid a dividend of GBX 2.20 ($0.03) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 23rd.

In related news, insider Jonathan Davis acquired 436 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 330 ($4.31) per share, with a total value of £1,438.80 ($1,880.05). In the last three months, insiders have bought 1,281 shares of company stock valued at $431,159.

Rotork Company Profile

Rotork plc designs, manufactures, and markets actuators and flow control products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Controls, Fluid Systems, Gears, and Instruments. The company offers electric actuators and control systems, including intelligent multi-turn and part-turn valve actuators, part-turn/rotary and linear control valve actuators, heavy-duty part-turn/rotary and linear valve actuators, small part-turn/rotary valve actuators, and network control systems, as well as explosion proof actuators, sensors, switches, and controls.

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