November 24, 2016 - By Marie Mckinney
Essilor International (EPA:EI)‘s stock was decreased to a “Sell” by research analysts at Independent Research GmbH, who have a target price of EUR 93.00 on EI. Independent Research GmbH’s target is -3.48% from EI’s last price.
Out of 10 analysts covering Essilor International (EPA:EI), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 40% are positive. €141 is the highest target while €79 is the lowest. The €119.70 average target is 21.83% above today’s (€98.25) stock price. Essilor International has been the topic of 27 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Tuesday, June 7 to “Buy”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 8. The stock of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) earned “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Tuesday, August 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 31 by Societe Generale. UBS upgraded Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) rating on Tuesday, October 25. UBS has “Buy” rating and €139 price target. The stock of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 22. The stock of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, October 23. UBS upgraded Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) rating on Wednesday, February 3. UBS has “Buy” rating and €130 price target. The firm has “Buy” rating by HSBC given on Wednesday, November 4. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 23 with “Neutral”.
About 202,130 shares traded hands. Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) has 0.00% since April 27, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 5.41% the S&P500.
Essilor International SA, formerly Essilor International Compagnie Generale D’Optique SA, is an ophthalmic optics company. The company has a market cap of 21.43 billion EUR. The Firm designs, makes and markets a range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. It has a 27.18 P/E ratio. It also develops and markets equipment for prescription laboratories, and instruments and services for eye care professionals.
Another recent and important Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) news was published by Bloomberg.com which published an article titled: “Essilor to Buy Canada Retailer Coastal for $387 Million” on February 27, 2014.
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