Shares of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve research firms that are presently covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is €118.00 ($124.21).

Several equities analysts have recently commented on EI shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €94.00 ($98.95) price objective on Essilor International SA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, October 24th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a €112.00 ($117.89) price objective on Essilor International SA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Jefferies Group set a €121.00 ($127.37) price objective on Essilor International SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 25th. Independent Research GmbH set a €93.00 ($97.89) price objective on Essilor International SA and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a €117.00 ($123.16) price objective on Essilor International SA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd.

Shares of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) traded up 1.43% during trading on Tuesday, hitting €100.05. The stock had a trading volume of 761,460 shares. The company has a market cap of €21.53 billion and a PE ratio of 27.63. Essilor International SA has a 12 month low of €93.41 and a 12 month high of €125.15. The stock has a 50 day moving average of €103.85 and a 200 day moving average of €112.98.

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Essilor International SA Company Profile

Essilor International SA, formerly Essilor International Compagnie Generale D’Optique SA, is an ophthalmic optics company. The Company designs, manufactures and markets a range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. It also develops and markets equipment for prescription laboratories, and instruments and services for eye care professionals.

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