Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 749.80 ($9.37).
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on OXIG shares. Numis Securities Ltd raised Oxford Instruments plc to an “add” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from GBX 815 ($10.18) to GBX 750 ($9.37) in a research report on Wednesday. Beaufort Securities downgraded Oxford Instruments plc to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. N+1 Singer reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 810 ($10.12) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research report on Friday. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 690 ($8.62) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 870 ($10.87) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th.
Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) traded up 2.75% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 635.00. The company had a trading volume of 58,697 shares. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 362.58 million. Oxford Instruments plc has a 12 month low of GBX 553.55 and a 12 month high of GBX 804.36. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 673.81 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 694.50.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.70 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 9th.
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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