Essentra (LON:ESNT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Peel Hunt in a research report issued on Wednesday.

ESNT has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Essentra in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. Numis Securities lifted their price objective on Essentra from GBX 500 ($6.53) to GBX 510 ($6.66) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reduced their price objective on Essentra from GBX 550 ($7.19) to GBX 460 ($6.01) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 19th.

LON:ESNT opened at GBX 357.60 ($4.67) on Wednesday. Essentra has a 1 year low of GBX 438.02 ($5.72) and a 1 year high of GBX 588.50 ($7.69).

In related news, insider Paul Forman bought 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 5th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 441 ($5.76) per share, with a total value of £88,200 ($115,248.92). In the last ninety days, insiders acquired 60,000 shares of company stock worth $26,160,000.

About Essentra

Essentra plc manufactures and sells specialist plastic, fiber, foam, and packaging products worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Component, Packaging, Filter Products, and Specialist Components. The Component division offers plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries; and component solutions for protection and finishing purposes.

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