Shares of Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 655 ($8.62).

Several research firms have commented on VSVS. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 730 ($9.60) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on Vesuvius from GBX 710 ($9.34) to GBX 730 ($9.60) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 730 ($9.60) price target on shares of Vesuvius in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 740 ($9.73) price target on shares of Vesuvius in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 550 ($7.23) price target on shares of Vesuvius in a research report on Friday, October 13th.

Shares of Vesuvius (VSVS) opened at GBX 586.50 ($7.71) on Monday. Vesuvius has a fifty-two week low of GBX 390.60 ($5.14) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 633 ($8.33).

In related news, insider Guy Young sold 8,557 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 592 ($7.79), for a total value of £50,657.44 ($66,628.23).

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Vesuvius Company Profile

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

Analyst Recommendations for Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)

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