Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) insider Guy Young acquired 5,454 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 550 ($7.40) per share, with a total value of £29,997 ($40,372.81).

Guy Young also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Guy Young sold 8,557 shares of Vesuvius stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 592 ($7.97), for a total transaction of £50,657.44 ($68,179.60).

Shares of Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) opened at GBX 546.56 ($7.36) on Thursday. Vesuvius Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 390.80 ($5.26) and a 12 month high of GBX 633 ($8.52).

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on VSVS. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 740 ($9.96) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price objective on shares of Vesuvius from GBX 710 ($9.56) to GBX 730 ($9.83) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 730 ($9.83) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 550 ($7.40) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 600 ($8.08) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Friday, September 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vesuvius currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 645 ($8.68).

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About Vesuvius

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

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