Essentra’s (ESNT) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Essentra (LON:ESNT)‘s stock had its “add” rating restated by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 585 ($7.93) price target on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target points to a potential upside of 11.96% from the stock’s current price.

Separately, Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.78) price objective on shares of Essentra in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 526.40 ($7.14).

Essentra (ESNT) opened at GBX 522.50 ($7.09) on Tuesday. Essentra has a fifty-two week low of GBX 387.40 ($5.25) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 588.50 ($7.98). The stock has a market cap of $1,370.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -2,090.00.

In other news, insider Paul Forman acquired 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 503 ($6.82) per share, with a total value of £100,600 ($136,425.28). Also, insider Tommy Breen acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 5 ($0.07) per share, with a total value of £500 ($678.06).

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Essentra Company Profile

Essentra plc is a supplier of plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company operates through three segments. The Component Solutions segment includes the components, pipe protection technologies (PPT), extrusion and security businesses. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment includes specialty tapes business and is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified customer base in the health & personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries.

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