Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its price target upped by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 800 ($10.39) to GBX 1,000 ($12.98) in a research note released on Thursday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a hold rating on the mining company’s stock.

ANTO has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 800 ($10.39) price target on shares of Antofagasta plc in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Macquarie reiterated a neutral rating and set a GBX 850 ($11.03) price target on shares of Antofagasta plc in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a sell rating and set a GBX 650 ($8.44) price target on shares of Antofagasta plc in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 875 ($11.36) price target on shares of Antofagasta plc in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their price target on Antofagasta plc from GBX 680 ($8.83) to GBX 740 ($9.61) and gave the company an underweight rating in a research note on Monday, June 5th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 744.72 ($9.67).

Shares of Antofagasta plc (ANTO) opened at 1022.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 922.07 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 841.08. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 10.08 billion. Antofagasta plc has a 1-year low of GBX 473.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,042.82.

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The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 7th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%.

Antofagasta plc Company Profile

Antofagasta plc is a copper mining company. The Company is engaged in by-product production and has interests in transport. The Company’s segments include Los Pelambres, Centinela, Michilla, Antucoya, Zaldivar, Exploration and evaluation, Railway and other transport services, Mining, Water concession, and Corporate and other items.

Analyst Recommendations for Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO)

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