Shares of Sophos Group PLC (OTCMKTS:SPHHF) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $8.00 and last traded at $7.13, with a volume of 8463 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.86.

Several research firms recently issued reports on SPHHF. Zacks Investment Research cut Sophos Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 17th. Stifel Nicolaus cut Sophos Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Sophos Group from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Jefferies Financial Group cut Sophos Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Finally, ValuEngine cut Sophos Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.25.

The company has a current ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.94. The company has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.43 and a beta of 0.40. The company has a fifty day moving average of $4.88 and a 200-day moving average of $4.88.

Sophos Group Company Profile (OTCMKTS:SPHHF)

Sophos Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-enabled end-user and network security solutions. The company offers XG Firewall, a next-generation firewall protection for network, users, and applications from new control center; SG UTM, a user interface to protect network and users; Secure Wi-Fi, a wireless access point; Secure Web Gateway for Web security; Secure Email Gateway solutions; and Phish Threat, an email phishing test simulation and training product.

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