GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:G1A) has been given a €20.00 ($23.26) price target by equities researchers at Hauck & Aufhaeuser in a report released on Thursday, September 26th, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Hauck & Aufhaeuser’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 21.38% from the company’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Independent Research set a €20.00 ($23.26) price target on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 12th. Pareto Securities set a €22.00 ($25.58) price target on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 8th. Warburg Research set a €18.70 ($21.74) price target on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. Deutsche Bank set a €22.00 ($25.58) price target on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, July 22nd. Finally, Baader Bank set a €21.00 ($24.42) price target on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 26th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of €24.83 ($28.87).
ETR:G1A traded up €0.62 ($0.72) on Thursday, reaching €25.44 ($29.58). 304,770 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 492,805. The company has a quick ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.34. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of €24.98 and a 200-day simple moving average of €24.25. The firm has a market cap of $4.59 billion and a PE ratio of 45.67. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has a 12 month low of €19.09 ($22.20) and a 12 month high of €27.92 ($32.47).
About GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft focuses on the development and production of process technology and components for the food processing industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Business Area Equipment and Business Area Solutions. The Business Area Equipment segment offers separators, valves, pumps, homogenizers, and refrigeration compressors, as well as process technology solutions for food processing and packaging applications; and dairy equipment, feeding systems, and slurry engineering solutions.
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