Shares of Aggreko plc (LON:AGK) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 929 ($12.14).
A number of equities analysts have commented on AGK shares. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,000 ($13.07) price objective on shares of Aggreko in a report on Tuesday. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Aggreko from GBX 760 ($9.93) to GBX 820 ($10.71) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 6th. UBS Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of Aggreko in a research note on Monday, July 29th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a “reduce” rating on shares of Aggreko in a research note on Monday, July 29th.
AGK stock traded down GBX 20.40 ($0.27) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 790.60 ($10.33). The stock had a trading volume of 556,876 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,200,000. Aggreko has a 1-year low of GBX 690.40 ($9.02) and a 1-year high of GBX 891.20 ($11.65). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 62.68, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 1.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.37. The company has a fifty day moving average of GBX 805.81.
In other news, insider Chris Weston bought 1,763 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 24th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 810 ($10.58) per share, for a total transaction of £14,280.30 ($18,659.74). Also, insider Peter Kennerley sold 10,210 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 782 ($10.22), for a total transaction of £79,842.20 ($104,327.98).
Aggreko Plc supplies modular, mobile power, heating, cooling, and related services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Rental Solutions, Power Solutions Industrial, and Power Solutions Utility. It offers power generation products, including diesel generators, G3+ generators, and gas generators, as well as Solar-diesel hybrid power plants; cooling systems, such as cooling towers, chillers, heat exchangers, and air handlers and conditioners; and desiccant and refrigerated dehumidifiers to prevent metal corrosion, aid processes, preserve equipment on cold stacked offshore rigs, reduce mold and mildew growth during production processes, and dry out water-damaged buildings, as well as to reduce drying times for concrete, insulation, and fireproofing.
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