Vesuvius’ (VSVS) Buy Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group restated their buy rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVSFree Report) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, Digital Look reports. The firm currently has a GBX 620 ($7.61) target price on the stock.

Vesuvius Price Performance

Shares of Vesuvius stock opened at GBX 414.40 ($5.09) on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.85, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 34.59. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 416.76 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 418.80. Vesuvius has a 52 week low of GBX 367.40 ($4.51) and a 52 week high of GBX 473.20 ($5.81). The stock has a market cap of £1.12 billion, a PE ratio of 690.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.57 and a beta of 1.32.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Vesuvius news, insider Patrick André purchased 5,404 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 26th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 448 ($5.50) per share, for a total transaction of £24,209.92 ($29,730.96). 1.29% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Vesuvius Company Profile

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Vesuvius plc provides molten metal flow engineering and technology services to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates through Flow Control, Sensor & Probes, and Advanced Refractories segments. The company provides consumables and equipment, which includes binders, coatings, feeding systems, filtration and gating systems, melt shop refractories, metallurgical and pouring control systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

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