Shares of K&S AG (ETR:SDF) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is €20.64 ($24.01).

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on SDF shares. Berenberg Bank set a €17.00 ($19.77) target price on K&S and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 26th. Baader Bank set a €19.00 ($22.09) target price on K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 11th. UBS Group set a €22.00 ($25.58) target price on K&S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 4th. DZ Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of K&S in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. Finally, Independent Research set a €17.90 ($20.81) target price on K&S and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 19th.

Shares of SDF stock traded down €0.21 ($0.24) during trading hours on Friday, reaching €15.47 ($17.98). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,436,299 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,080,000. The company has a market cap of $2.96 billion and a PE ratio of 39.65. K&S has a fifty-two week low of €14.61 ($16.98) and a fifty-two week high of €24.73 ($28.76). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 81.48, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.65.

About K&S

K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for various crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizer specialties for rapeseeds, potatoes, citrus fruits, vines, and vegetables; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and a range of products for use in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries.

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