Yara International ASA (OTCMKTS:YARIY) was downgraded by analysts at Nordea Equity Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

Several other analysts also recently issued reports on YARIY. Scotiabank restated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Yara International ASA in a report on Friday, January 8th. Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell raised Yara International ASA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 4th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Yara International ASA in a research note on Wednesday, October 21st. Credit Suisse Group cut Yara International ASA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 21st. Finally, Smith Barney Citigroup raised Yara International ASA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $19.00.

OTCMKTS YARIY opened at $22.71 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $20.86 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $19.95. The company has a current ratio of 2.02, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42. The company has a market cap of $12.18 billion, a PE ratio of 18.77 and a beta of 0.97. Yara International ASA has a 1 year low of $12.01 and a 1 year high of $23.02.

Yara International ASA (OTCMKTS:YARIY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 20th. The basic materials company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $3.08 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.29 billion. Yara International ASA had a return on equity of 10.26% and a net margin of 3.10%. Research analysts forecast that Yara International ASA will post 1.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Yara International ASA

Yara International ASA provides environmental and industrial solutions in Norway and internationally. It operates through three segments: Sales & Marketing, New Business, and Production. The Sales & Marketing segment offers nitrogen-based fertilizers, including urea, urea ammonium nitrate, calcium ammonium nitrate, ammonium nitrate, calcium nitrate, and compound fertilizers that contain plant nutrients, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, as well as foliar and fertigation solutions through micronutrients.

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