A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Akzo Nobel (OTCMKTS: AKZOY):

  • 1/12/2018 – Akzo Nobel was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Their portfolio includes brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. “
  • 1/5/2018 – Akzo Nobel was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Their portfolio includes brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. “
  • 1/4/2018 – Akzo Nobel was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Their portfolio includes brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. “
  • 12/31/2017 – Akzo Nobel was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 12/25/2017 – Akzo Nobel was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Their portfolio includes brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. “

Shares of Akzo Nobel (AKZOY) traded down $0.18 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $30.60. 41,034 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 75,193. Akzo Nobel has a fifty-two week low of $21.11 and a fifty-two week high of $31.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.40. The firm has a market cap of $23,370.43, a PE ratio of 23.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.11.

Akzo Nobel (OTCMKTS:AKZOY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The basic materials company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($0.06). Akzo Nobel had a net margin of 6.13% and a return on equity of 14.88%. The company had revenue of $4.26 billion during the quarter. analysts expect that Akzo Nobel will post 1.62 earnings per share for the current year.

Akzo Nobel N.V. is a paints and coatings company, and a producer of specialty chemicals. The Company’s segments include Decorative Paints, Performance Coatings, Paints and Coatings, and Specialty Chemicals. The Decorative Paints segment’s business operations include Decorative Paints Europe, Middle East and Africa; Decorative Paints Asia, and Decorative Paints Latin America.

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