ASAHI KASEI CORP ADR EA REP 2 (NASDAQ:AHKSY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $18.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price suggests a potential upside of 35.75% from the stock’s current price.

According to Zacks, “ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION, provides innovative solutions based in chemistry and materials science to a diverse range of markets including fibers, chemicals, consumer products, housing, construction, electronics, and health care. On October 1, 2003, all core operations were transferred to wholly owned constituent corporations as autonomous operating business units. Asahi Kasei Corporation, as the parent company, functions as a holding company for group operations. An Independent Businesses Group not included in the constituent corporations provides group services. “

ASAHI KASEI CORP ADR EA REP 2 (NASDAQ:AHKSY) traded up 0.57% on Tuesday, hitting $15.95. The stock had a trading volume of 546 shares. ASAHI KASEI CORP ADR EA REP 2 has a 52-week low of $11.15 and a 52-week high of $16.95. The company has a market cap of $11.14 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.16. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $16.22 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.51.

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