Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 500 ($6.60) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price target indicates a potential downside of 2.53% from the stock’s current price.
ESNT has been the topic of several other reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 585 ($7.72) price target on shares of Essentra PLC in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.92) price target on shares of Essentra PLC in a research note on Monday, July 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Essentra PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 526.40 ($6.95).
Shares of Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) opened at 512.00 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 526.44 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 542.95. Essentra PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 366.70 and a 1-year high of GBX 588.50. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.34 billion.
In related news, insider Paul Forman bought 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 522 ($6.89) per share, with a total value of £104,400 ($137,767.22).
About Essentra PLC
Essentra plc is a supplier of plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company operates through three segments. The Component Solutions segment includes the components, pipe protection technologies (PPT), extrusion and security businesses. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment includes specialty tapes business and is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified customer base in the health & personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries.
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