Johnson Matthey PLC (NASDAQ:JMPLY) has received an average broker rating score of 2.60 (Hold) from the five brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. Johnson Matthey PLC’s rating score has improved by 13.3% in the last three months as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.

Brokerages have set a 12 month consensus price objective of $85.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Johnson Matthey PLC an industry rank of 49 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on JMPLY shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Johnson Matthey PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th.

Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (JMPLY) remained flat at $76.40 during midday trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 3 shares. Johnson Matthey PLC has a one year low of $71.10 and a one year high of $88.26. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $74.27 and its 200-day moving average is $76.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.33 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.79.

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