Multi Packaging Solutions International Ltd. (NYSE:MPSX)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a report issued on Monday.

Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Barclays PLC decreased their target price on shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International from $20.00 to $18.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, September 2nd. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $19.00 target price on shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. increased their target price on shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International to $15.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Multi Packaging Solutions International presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.65.

Analyst Recommendations for Multi Packaging Solutions International (NYSE:MPSX)

Shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International (NYSE:MPSX) opened at 13.10 on Monday. Multi Packaging Solutions International has a one year low of $11.00 and a one year high of $18.81. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $13.92 and its 200-day moving average is $14.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion and a P/E ratio of 422.58.

Multi Packaging Solutions International (NYSE:MPSX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $407.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $425.27 million. Multi Packaging Solutions International had a return on equity of 4.57% and a net margin of 0.15%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Multi Packaging Solutions International will post $0.68 EPS for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Park West Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International by 19.8% in the third quarter. Park West Asset Management LLC now owns 405,235 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,839,000 after buying an additional 67,035 shares during the last quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International during the third quarter worth $112,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International by 5.0% in the third quarter. Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 22,199 shares of the company’s stock worth $320,000 after buying an additional 1,065 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new stake in shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International during the third quarter worth $231,000. Finally, United Services Automobile Association acquired a new stake in shares of Multi Packaging Solutions International during the third quarter worth $1,992,000. 97.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Multi Packaging Solutions International Company Profile

Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited is a provider of specialty packaging solutions for the consumer, healthcare and multi-media markets. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Europe and Asia. The Company’s print-based specialty packaging solutions include premium folding cartons, inserts, labels and rigid packaging across a range of substrates and finishes, which are complemented by value-added services, including design, new product development and supply chain solutions.

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