Canaccord Genuity reissued their buy rating on shares of Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. Canaccord Genuity currently has a GBX 680 ($8.42) target price on the stock.

BOY has been the topic of several other research reports. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an outperform rating on shares of Bodycote PLC in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an underweight rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.19) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Monday, June 27th. HSBC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 675 ($8.35) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 685 ($8.48) price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, N+1 Singer lifted their price objective on Bodycote PLC from GBX 635 ($7.86) to GBX 690 ($8.54) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 655.23 ($8.11).

Analyst Recommendations for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)

Shares of Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) opened at 630.00 on Wednesday. Bodycote PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 489.90 and a 12-month high of GBX 640.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.20 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 602.05 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 590.94.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 5 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. This represents a yield of 0.84%.

In related news, insider Landless,David F sold 55,335 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 601 ($7.44), for a total transaction of £332,563.35 ($411,588.30).

About Bodycote PLC

Bodycote plc is a provider of thermal processing services. The Company has six segments, split between Aerospace, Defense and Energy (ADE) and Automotive and General Industrial (AGI) business areas: ADE-Western Europe; ADE-North America; ADE-Emerging markets; AGI-Western Europe; AGI-North America, and AGI-Emerging markets.

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