Shares of Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,062.50 ($13.88).
Several research analysts have weighed in on OXIG shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their target price on shares of Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,180 ($15.42) to GBX 1,025 ($13.39) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, December 4th. Peel Hunt lowered their target price on shares of Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,200 ($15.68) to GBX 1,100 ($14.37) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, February 11th.
Shares of OXIG opened at GBX 977 ($12.77) on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.81. Oxford Instruments has a twelve month low of GBX 713 ($9.32) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,116 ($14.58). The stock has a market cap of $558.77 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.97.
Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United States, rest of Europe, rest of Asia, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany, and internationally. The company's Nanotechnology Tools segment provides high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions, and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets; atomic force probe microscopy for materials and bioscience applications; 3D and 4D image visualization and analysis software; and nanoanalysis solutions for materials characterization and nanofabrication on scanning electron microscopes, focussed ion beams, and transmission electron microscopes.
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