Shares of K&S AG (ETR:SDF) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the nineteen brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is €20.61 ($23.97).
SDF has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Kepler Capital Markets set a €24.00 ($27.91) price target on K&S and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 15th. Commerzbank set a €21.50 ($25.00) target price on K&S and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 27th. UBS Group set a €22.00 ($25.58) target price on K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Deutsche Bank set a €21.50 ($25.00) target price on K&S and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 16th. Finally, Baader Bank set a €19.00 ($22.09) target price on K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 18th.
SDF traded up €0.10 ($0.12) during trading on Wednesday, hitting €16.36 ($19.02). 931,625 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,080,000. K&S has a 1-year low of €18.92 ($22.00) and a 1-year high of €24.74 ($28.77).
K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for various crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizer specialties for rapeseeds, potatoes, citrus fruits, vines, and vegetables; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and a range of products for use in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries.
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