Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) in a research report report published on Thursday.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Numis Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Deutsche Bank lifted their price target on Vesuvius from GBX 605 ($7.88) to GBX 665 ($8.66) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 31st. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price target on Vesuvius from GBX 725 ($9.44) to GBX 740 ($9.64) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, July 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 688.33 ($8.97).

LON:VSVS opened at GBX 599.50 ($7.81) on Thursday. Vesuvius has a 1-year low of GBX 503.50 ($6.56) and a 1-year high of GBX 643.50 ($8.38).

Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The company reported GBX 25.40 ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 24.70 ($0.32) by GBX 0.70 ($0.01).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6 ($0.08) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%.

Vesuvius Company Profile

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions principally 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 the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

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