Shares of NOVOZYMES A/S/S (OTCMKTS:NVZMY) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $57.00.

NVZMY has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded shares of NOVOZYMES A/S/S from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of NOVOZYMES A/S/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NOVOZYMES A/S/S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group cut shares of NOVOZYMES A/S/S from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday.

OTCMKTS:NVZMY opened at $50.66 on Wednesday. NOVOZYMES A/S/S has a 52 week low of $37.99 and a 52 week high of $55.51. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $47.17 and a 200 day moving average of $48.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23, a current ratio of 1.29 and a quick ratio of 0.76.

NOVOZYMES A/S/S (OTCMKTS:NVZMY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 29th. The biotechnology company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42. NOVOZYMES A/S/S had a net margin of 21.08% and a return on equity of 26.90%. The business had revenue of $558.75 million during the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that NOVOZYMES A/S/S will post 1.65 EPS for the current year.

About NOVOZYMES A/S/S

Novozymes A/S produces and sells industrial enzymes and microorganisms worldwide. The company offers agriculture solutions, including crop protection, and animal health and nutrition solutions; fermentation, lignecellulosic hydrolysis, liquefaction, process enhancement, and saccharifaction solutions for bioenergy; baking, beverages, dairy, and protein ingredients for the food and beverage industry; and laundry, dishwashing, hand washing, and cleaning solutions for the household care industry.

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