BRITVIC PLC/S (OTCMKTS:BTVCY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Britvic Plc engages in the manufacture and distribution of soft drinks. Its operating business segment consists of GB Stills, GB Carbonates, Ireland, France and International. The company’s products includes sparkling sodas, sophisticated juice drinks, ice tea, squash, syrups, mineral waters, mixers and energy drinks. Its brands include 7Up; Ballygowan; Britvic Mixers, Juices and Cordials, Britvic; C&C; Club Mixers; Club Orange; DaFruta; Drench; Energise Sport; Fruit Shoot; Gatorade; J2O; Lipton; Maguary; MiWadi; Mountain Dew; Pepsi Max; Purdey’s; R Whites; Robinsons; Squash’d; Tango; Tesseire and TK. Britvic Plc is headquartered in Hemel Hempstead, the United Kingdom. “

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on BTVCY. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of BRITVIC PLC/S in a research report on Wednesday, May 6th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of BRITVIC PLC/S in a research report on Wednesday, April 29th. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of BRITVIC PLC/S in a research report on Friday, April 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.00.

BTVCY stock opened at $19.48 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $2.62 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.90 and a beta of 0.92. BRITVIC PLC/S has a 1 year low of $12.97 and a 1 year high of $27.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18, a current ratio of 0.74 and a quick ratio of 0.57. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $19.01 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.45.

About BRITVIC PLC/S

Britvic plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drinks primarily in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, France, and Brazil. It also provides fruit juices, syrups, liquid concentrates, ready-to-drink nectar drinks, sodas, mixers, energy drinks, and flavored water.

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