GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:G1A) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-four ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €24.38 ($28.35).
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank set a €42.00 ($48.84) price target on shares of Alstom and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. Barclays set a $164.00 price target on shares of Jazz Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on shares of from GBX 2,300 ($30.05) to GBX 2,900 ($37.89) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 5th. Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, HSBC set a $122.00 price objective on shares of Tiffany & Co. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 14th.
Shares of G1A traded up €0.03 ($0.03) during trading on Friday, reaching €22.24 ($25.86). 443,679 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 492,805. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has a twelve month low of €19.09 ($22.20) and a twelve month high of €34.60 ($40.23). The firm has a market cap of $4.01 billion and a PE ratio of 28.62. The business’s 50-day moving average is €24.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.87, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.32.
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft Company Profile
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft focuses on the development and production of process technology and components for the food processing industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Business Area Equipment and Business Area Solutions. The Business Area Equipment segment offers separators, valves, pumps, homogenizers, and refrigeration compressors, as well as process technology solutions for food processing and packaging applications; and dairy equipment, feeding systems, and slurry engineering solutions.
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