Glanbia (OTCMKTS:GLAPY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, reports.

According to Zacks, “Glanbia Plc engages in the manufacture and distribution of dairy and nutritional food products. Its operating segments include Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Global Ingredients, Dairy Ireland and Joint Ventures and Associates. Glanbia Performance Nutrition segment comprises of performance nutrition products under the Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Nutramino and ABB brands. Global Ingredients segment includes American-style cheddar cheese, micro-nutrient premixes and dairy and non-dairy nutritional solutions. Dairy Ireland segment consists of consumer products and agribusiness. Joint Ventures and Associates segment covers Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, Glanbia Cheese and Southwest Cheese. Glanbia Plc is headquartered in Kilkenny, Ireland. “

Separately, Jefferies Financial Group upgraded Glanbia from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday.

Shares of OTCMKTS:GLAPY traded up $4.25 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $61.45. 302 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,105. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $63.18 and its 200-day simple moving average is $84.75. Glanbia has a one year low of $53.60 and a one year high of $107.19. The company has a market cap of $3.64 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.44, a P/E/G ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 0.23.

About Glanbia

Glanbia plc operates as a nutrition company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals, and Glanbia Ireland. The Glanbia Performance Nutrition segment manufactures and sells sports nutrition and lifestyle nutrition products in various formats, including powders, ready-to-eat bars and snacking foods, and ready-to-drink beverages through various channels, such as specialty retail, the Internet, and gyms, as well the food, drug, mass, and club channels.

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