Volkswagen AG (ETR:VOW3) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the fifteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is €269.43 ($316.97).
VOW3 has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Barclays set a €295.00 ($347.06) price objective on shares of Volkswagen in a research note on Wednesday, August 11th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €237.00 ($278.82) price objective on shares of Volkswagen in a research note on Monday, October 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €235.00 ($276.47) price objective on shares of Volkswagen in a research note on Thursday, October 7th. UBS Group set a €300.00 ($352.94) price target on shares of Volkswagen in a research report on Friday, October 8th. Finally, Warburg Research set a €265.00 ($311.76) price target on shares of Volkswagen in a research report on Friday, September 24th.
Shares of Volkswagen stock traded up €5.16 ($6.07) during midday trading on Monday, reaching €193.44 ($227.58). The company had a trading volume of 1,280,551 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,610,000. The company has a current ratio of 1.20, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 147.86. The company has a market capitalization of $39.89 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.50. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of €196.43 and a 200 day simple moving average of €212.66. Volkswagen has a 1-year low of €122.96 ($144.66) and a 1-year high of €252.20 ($296.71).
Volkswagen AG manufactures and sells automobiles primarily in Europe, North America, South America, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in four segments: Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Power Engineering, and Financial Services. The Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles segment develops vehicles and engines, and light commercial vehicles; and produces and sells passenger cars and related parts.
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