Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 316.85 ($4.14).

A number of research analysts have recently commented on ROR shares. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Rotork in a research report on Wednesday, March 27th. HSBC dropped their price target on Rotork from GBX 375 ($4.90) to GBX 350 ($4.57) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th. Deutsche Bank upped their price target on Rotork from GBX 250 ($3.27) to GBX 295 ($3.85) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 14th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Rotork in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group dropped their price target on Rotork from GBX 290 ($3.79) to GBX 276 ($3.61) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th.

In related news, insider Jonathan Davis acquired 484 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 21st. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 297 ($3.88) per share, for a total transaction of £1,437.48 ($1,878.32).

ROR stock traded down GBX 1.50 ($0.02) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 314.30 ($4.11). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,229,608 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,300,000. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 298.38. The company has a current ratio of 2.24, a quick ratio of 1.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.85. Rotork has a 1 year low of GBX 232.60 ($3.04) and a 1 year high of GBX 363.20 ($4.75). The stock has a market cap of $2.73 billion and a PE ratio of 29.93.

About Rotork

Rotork plc designs, manufactures, and markets actuators and flow control products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Controls, Fluid Systems, Gears, and Instruments. The company offers electric actuators and control systems, including intelligent multi-turn and part-turn valve actuators, part-turn/rotary and linear control valve actuators, heavy-duty part-turn/rotary and linear valve actuators, small part-turn/rotary valve actuators, and network control systems, as well as explosion proof actuators, sensors, switches, and controls.

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