Alfa Laval AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:ALFVY) Receives $45.00 Consensus PT from Analysts

Alfa Laval AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:ALFVY) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $45.00.

ALFVY has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank of Canada raised Alfa Laval AB (publ) to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, October 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Alfa Laval AB (publ) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Alfa Laval AB (publ) from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Friday, December 3rd. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Alfa Laval AB (publ) in a report on Wednesday, October 27th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Alfa Laval AB (publ) in a report on Thursday, October 28th.

Shares of Alfa Laval AB (publ) stock opened at $37.08 on Wednesday. Alfa Laval AB has a one year low of $26.01 and a one year high of $44.34. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $40.15 and its 200 day moving average is $39.70. The stock has a market cap of $15.55 billion, a P/E ratio of 34.79 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 1.08.

Alfa Laval AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:ALFVY) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.01). Alfa Laval AB (publ) had a return on equity of 13.12% and a net margin of 9.71%. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion during the quarter. Analysts predict that Alfa Laval AB will post 1.5 EPS for the current year.

About Alfa Laval AB (publ)

Alfa Laval AB engages on energy optimization, environmental protection and food production. It operates through the following business segments: Energy, Food & Water, Marine, Greenhouse, and Operations & Other. The Energy segment is comprised of brazed and fusion bonded heat exchangers, energy separation, gasketed plate heat exchangers and welded heat exchangers.

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