Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a report published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has $26.00 price target on the stock.

According to Zacks, “Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The company’s product comprises a broad range of pigments and additives that bring color and vibrancy to building, protect and extend product life and reduce energy consumption. Its operating segment consists of Titanium Dioxide, which consists of our TiO2 business, and Performance Additives, which consists of our functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment businesses. Venator Materials PLC is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. “

Several other research firms have also weighed in on VNTR. UBS AG initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued a neutral rating and a $22.00 price objective for the company. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued a buy rating and a $25.00 price objective for the company. Nomura lifted their price objective on shares of Venator Materials PLC from $24.00 to $26.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday. Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They issued an outperform rating and a $23.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reiterated a buy rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Venator Materials PLC has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $24.00.

Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) opened at 24.23 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is $2.57 billion. Venator Materials PLC has a 12-month low of $17.85 and a 12-month high of $24.73. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $22.07 and a 200 day moving average of $20.70.

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In related news, major shareholder Corp Huntsman sold 26,105,000 shares of Venator Materials PLC stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were 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 Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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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