N+1 Singer reissued their hold rating on shares of Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) in a report released on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 810 ($10.12) price target on the stock.

A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Beaufort Securities cut Oxford Instruments plc to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 690 ($8.62) price target on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 870 ($10.87) price target on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on Oxford Instruments plc from GBX 870 ($10.87) to GBX 890 ($11.12) and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 970 ($12.12) price objective on shares of Oxford Instruments plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 755.33 ($9.44).

Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) traded down 1.73% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 624.00. 17,153 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 674.19 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 694.35. Oxford Instruments plc has a 52 week low of GBX 553.55 and a 52 week high of GBX 804.36. The stock’s market cap is GBX 356.30 million.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be paid a GBX 3.70 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a 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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