Rating Summary: Is Essilor International (EPA:EI) a Buy? How Analyst Rate it? Why UBS AG Upgraded The Stock

November 25, 2016 - By Darrin Black

Rating Summary:  Is Essilor International (EPA:EI) a Buy? How Analyst Rate it? Why UBS AG Upgraded The Stock

Essilor International (EPA:EI) Upgrade

UBS AG boosted Essilor International (EPA:EI)‘s stock to a Buy rating. The ratings change was issued in a analysts note today. The company after the upgrade has EUR 130.00 price target on EI.

Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) Ratings Coverage

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 €118.80 average target is 20.43% above today’s (€98.65) stock price. Essilor International has been the topic of 28 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by Independent Research. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Societe Generale on Wednesday, August 3. Independent Research downgraded Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) rating on Thursday, November 24. Independent Research has “Sell” rating and €93 price target. The stock of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, August 3 to “Underweight”. UBS upgraded Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) on Friday, November 25 to “Buy” rating. Independent Research maintained Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) rating on Thursday, August 6. Independent Research has “Neutral” rating and €125 price target. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, August 3 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 2 by BNP Paribas. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 23 with “Neutral”.

About 130,129 shares traded hands. Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) has 0.00% since April 28, 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 21.52 billion EUR. The Firm designs, makes and markets a range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. It has a 27.29 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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