Shares of Danone SA (EPA:BN) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is €77.82 ($90.49).
A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on BN shares. Royal Bank of Canada set a €72.00 ($83.72) price objective on Danone and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 21st. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €95.00 ($110.47) price objective on Danone and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 18th. Credit Suisse Group set a €76.00 ($88.37) target price on Danone and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 22nd. Jefferies Financial Group set a €72.50 ($84.30) target price on Danone and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 18th. Finally, HSBC set a €73.00 ($84.88) target price on Danone and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, October 21st.
EPA:BN opened at €73.92 ($85.95) on Friday. Danone has a twelve month low of €61.87 ($71.94) and a twelve month high of €72.13 ($83.87). The company’s 50 day moving average is €74.19 and its two-hundred day moving average is €75.86.
Danone SA operates in the food and beverage industry worldwide. The company operates through four segments: EDP International, EDP Noram, Specialized Nutrition, and Waters. It offers yogurts under the DanActive, Danimals, Dannon, Danonino, Light & Fit, Oikos, Wallaby, YoCrunch, Danone, Danonino or Prostokvashino, Light & Free, and Vitalinea brand names; and almond-based, cashew-based, soy-based products, ice creams and novelties, and nutrition products under the Silk, So Delicious, Vega, and Alpro brands.
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