Glencore PLC (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $10.00 price objective on the energy company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target suggests a potential upside of 10.38% from the company’s previous close.

According to Zacks, “Glencore Plc operates as a diversified natural resource company. It operates in three groups: Metals and Minerals, Energy Products, and Agricultural Products. The Metals and Minerals segment is involved in mining, smelting, refining, and warehousing copper, nickel, zinc/lead, alloys, alumina/aluminum and iron ore. The Energy Products segment includes controlled and non-controlled coal mining and oil production operations and investments in strategic handling, storage and freight equipment and facilities. The Agricultural Products segment focuses on grains, oils/oilseeds, cotton and sugar. The Company’s operations consist of mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. It is a producer and marketer of commodities, such as mobile phones, bicycles, cutlery, plastics and electricity. Glencore Plc, formerly known as Glencore Xstrata PLC, is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. “

Separately, Bank of America Corporation cut Glencore PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $10.00.

Shares of Glencore PLC (GLNCY) opened at 9.06 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.52 and a 200-day moving average of $7.90. Glencore PLC has a 12 month low of $4.46 and a 12 month high of $9.06. The company has a market cap of $64.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.51 and a beta of 2.06.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: “Glencore PLC (GLNCY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research” was originally published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of international copyright and trademark law. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/08/25/glencore-plc-glncy-stock-rating-upgraded-by-zacks-investment-research.html.

About Glencore PLC

Glencore plc engages in the production, refinement, processing, storage, transport, and marketing of commodities worldwide. It operates in three segments: Metals and Minerals, Energy Products, and Agricultural Products. The Metals and Minerals segment is involved in smelting, refining, mining, processing, and storing zinc, copper, lead, alumina, aluminum, ferroalloys, nickel, cobalt, and iron ore.

Analyst Recommendations for Glencore PLC (OTCMKTS:GLNCY)

Receive News & Stock Ratings for Glencore PLC Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Glencore PLC and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.