UBS AG began coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) in a research note released on Monday morning, www.benzinga.com reports. The brokerage issued a neutral rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock.

Several other brokerages also recently commented on VNTR. Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research report on Monday. They issued an outperform rating and a $23.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays PLC started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research report on Monday. They issued an equal weight rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research report on Monday. They issued a buy rating and a $25.00 price objective on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research report on Monday. They issued an overweight rating and a $23.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research report on Monday, August 7th. They issued a buy rating and a $25.00 price objective on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. Venator Materials PLC currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $23.67.

Shares of Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) opened at 20.30 on Monday. The stock’s market cap is $2.16 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $19.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $18.54. Venator Materials PLC has a 12-month low of $17.85 and a 12-month high of $21.34.

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In related news, major shareholder Corp Huntsman sold 26,105,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.85, for a total value of $492,079,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

About Venator Materials PLC

Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The Company is engaged in manufacturing titanium dioxide (TiO2), functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment products. It operates through two segments: Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives.

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