Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by Barclays PLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 970 ($12.12) target price on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 56.96% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other analysts have also commented on OXIG. Beaufort Securities lowered Oxford Instruments plc to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 870 ($10.87) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Monday, August 22nd. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 690 ($8.62) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Numis Securities Ltd lowered Oxford Instruments plc to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the company from GBX 880 ($10.99) to GBX 815 ($10.18) in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 870 ($10.87) price target on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 743.11 ($9.28).

Analyst Recommendations for Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG)

Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) opened at 618.50 on Wednesday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 353.26 million. Oxford Instruments plc has a 12 month low of GBX 553.55 and a 12 month high of GBX 804.36. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 673.81 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 694.50.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a GBX 3.70 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.58%.

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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