Zacks Investment Research Downgrades VALEO/S (OTCMKTS:VLEEY) to Strong Sell

VALEO/S (OTCMKTS:VLEEY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Valeo SA designs, produces, and sells components, integrated systems, and modules for automobile industry. The Company has four business groups supplying products to the original equipment market and the aftermarket. The 4 Business Groups are: Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems, and Visibility Systems. The Powertrain Systems offers electrical systems, transmission systems and hybrid and electric vehicle systems. The Thermal Systems products include climate control, compressors and front-end modules. The Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems products comprise driving assistance and access mechanisms. The Visibility Systems products are lighting systems, wiper Systems and wiper Motors. Valeo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Citigroup assumed coverage on Dicks Sporting Goods in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $40.00 price objective on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada set a €67.00 ($77.91) price target on shares of Daimler and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. Finally, Societe Generale downgraded shares of VALEO/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, April 26th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.00.

VALEO/S stock opened at $14.15 on Tuesday. VALEO/S has a 1-year low of $12.82 and a 1-year high of $28.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.94 billion, a PE ratio of 9.56, a PEG ratio of 4.50 and a beta of 1.44. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $14.42.

About VALEO/S

Valeo SA designs, produces, and sells components, integrated systems, and modules for the automotive sector worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems, Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, and Visibility Systems. It offers parking and driving assistance products, such as ultrasonic sensors, radars, and cameras to detect obstacles around vehicles; intuitive control products; and a range of connectivity solutions from short-range to long-range connectivity, as well as develops systems that enable the integration of applications, such as car sharing services and remote parking systems.

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