Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the twelve research firms that are presently covering the firm. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 766.44 ($9.49).

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 870 ($10.77) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Numis Securities Ltd lowered Oxford Instruments plc to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the company from GBX 880 ($10.89) to GBX 815 ($10.09) in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 870 ($10.77) target price on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 690 ($8.54) target price on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Finally, Beaufort Securities lowered Oxford Instruments plc to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st.

Shares of Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) traded down 1.32% during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 711.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 38,864 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 713.96 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 694.52. The stock’s market cap is GBX 406.09 million. Oxford Instruments plc has a one year low of GBX 502.62 and a one year high of GBX 804.36.

Oxford Instruments plc Company Profile

Oxford Instruments plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry. The Company designs and manufactures equipment that can fabricate, characterize, manipulate and analyze matter at the atomic and molecular level. The Company operates through nine segments, which are combined into three aggregated operating segments.

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