A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Rotork p.l.c. (LON: ROR) recently:

  • 4/18/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
  • 4/6/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its price target raised by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 225 ($2.83) to GBX 250 ($3.15). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 4/5/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its price target lowered by analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 285 ($3.59) to GBX 265 ($3.34). They now have an “add” rating on the stock.
  • 4/4/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to an “overweight” rating. They now have a GBX 265 ($3.34) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 230 ($2.89).
  • 4/4/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc. They now have a GBX 250 ($3.15) price target on the stock.
  • 3/30/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a GBX 250 ($3.15) price target on the stock.
  • 2/28/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its price target lowered by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from GBX 275 ($3.46) to GBX 260 ($3.27). They now have a “sector performer” rating on the stock.
  • 2/28/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a GBX 230 ($2.89) price target on the stock.
  • 2/28/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a GBX 280 ($3.52) price target on the stock.
  • 2/28/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc. They now have a GBX 260 ($3.27) price target on the stock.
  • 2/27/2017 – Rotork p.l.c. had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) traded down 2.51% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 248.80. 2,128,935 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.16 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 252.48 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 239.59. Rotork p.l.c. has a 52 week low of GBX 167.78 and a 52 week high of GBX 269.40.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.15 ($0.04) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. This is a positive change from Rotork p.l.c.’s previous dividend of $1.95. This represents a yield of 1.28%.

In other Rotork p.l.c. news, insider Stephen Rhys Jones sold 4,821 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 247 ($3.11), for a total transaction of £11,907.87 ($14,987.88).

Rotork plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in the design and manufacture of actuators, which are used for the automation of industrial valves, and flow control products. The Company operates through four segments: Controls, Fluid Systems, Gears and Instruments. The Controls segment is engaged in the design, sale and manufacture of electric actuators.

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