UBS Group set a €24.20 ($28.14) target price on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:G1A) in a research note released on Thursday, September 26th, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.
Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on G1A. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €23.00 ($26.74) price target on shares of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, September 26th. Baader Bank set a €21.00 ($24.42) price objective on shares of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Thursday, September 26th. HSBC set a €24.00 ($27.91) price objective on shares of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, August 29th. Pareto Securities set a €22.00 ($25.58) price objective on shares of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Nord/LB set a €26.00 ($30.23) price objective on shares of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, June 26th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of €24.83 ($28.87).
Shares of G1A traded up €0.62 ($0.72) during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting €25.44 ($29.58). 304,770 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 492,805. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has a 1-year low of €19.09 ($22.20) and a 1-year high of €27.92 ($32.47). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.34, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a current ratio of 1.26. The company has a 50 day moving average of €24.98 and a 200-day moving average of €24.25. The stock has a market cap of $4.59 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.67.
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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