Rating Action: Essilor International (EPA:EI) Is a Stock Societe Generale Is Confident In; Firm Upgrades It

November 30, 2016 - By olga

Rating Action:  Essilor International (EPA:EI) Is a Stock Societe Generale Is Confident In; Firm Upgrades It

Essilor International (EPA:EI) Upgrade

In a a report made public on Wednesday, 30 November, Societe Generale upgraded shares of Essilor International (EPA:EI) to a Buy rating. Societe Generale currently has a EUR 115.00 price target on the stock. The firm price target would indicate a potential upside of 15.01% from Essilor International (EPA:EI)‘s stock close price.

Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 10 analysts covering Essilor International (EPA:EI), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. €141 is the highest target while €79 is the lowest. The €118.50 average target is 18.26% above today’s (€100.2) stock price. Essilor International has been the topic of 29 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Societe Generale. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 28 by JP Morgan. On Friday, October 14 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy”. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of EI in a report on Thursday, April 14 with “Neutral” rating. Societe Generale maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 3 report. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Tuesday, July 12 to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Societe Generale given on Wednesday, November 30. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 7 by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 24 by Deutsche Bank. UBS upgraded Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) on Wednesday, February 3 to “Buy” rating.

About 212,851 shares traded hands. Essilor International SA (EPA:EI) has 0.00% since May 3, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 5.23% 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 21.85 billion EUR. The Firm designs, makes and markets a range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. It has a 27.72 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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