Shares of Hunting plc (LON:HTG) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 775.22 ($10.13).

HTG has been the topic of several research reports. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hunting in a research note on Thursday, July 18th. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Hunting in a research note on Monday, July 8th. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hunting in a research note on Friday, May 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Hunting to a “neutral” rating and cut their price objective for the company from GBX 728 ($9.51) to GBX 642 ($8.39) in a research note on Thursday, August 15th. Finally, UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hunting in a research note on Tuesday, July 23rd.

Shares of LON:HTG traded up GBX 4.80 ($0.06) during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 442.60 ($5.78). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 259,497 shares, compared to its average volume of 647,125. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 4.06. Hunting has a fifty-two week low of GBX 402.20 ($5.26) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 883.50 ($11.54). The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 493.94 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 545.61. The company has a market capitalization of $738.88 million and a PE ratio of 8.46.

In other news, insider Peter Rose sold 52,460 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 494 ($6.45), for a total transaction of £259,152.40 ($338,628.51). Also, insider Keith Lough bought 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 5th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 524 ($6.85) per share, with a total value of £15,720 ($20,540.96).

Hunting Company Profile

Hunting PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes tools and equipment for the upstream energy industry worldwide. The company offers perforating guns and accessories; and connections, oil country tubular goods, drilling tools, subsea equipment, intervention tools, and electronics.

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Analyst Recommendations for Hunting (LON:HTG)

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