Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,968 ($64.92).
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ITRK shares. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of 3i Group in a research report on Thursday, May 16th. Deutsche Bank upped their target price on shares of Spirit Airlines from $75.00 to $79.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,900 ($37.89) target price on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Wednesday, May 29th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on shares of Intuit from $225.00 to $237.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, May 24th.
Intertek Group stock remained flat at $GBX 5,510 ($72.00) during mid-day trading on Friday. 224,414 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 450,024. The business’s 50-day moving average is GBX 5,492.24. The stock has a market cap of $8.89 billion and a PE ratio of 31.54. The company has a quick ratio of 1.18, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 108.46. Intertek Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 4,323 ($56.49) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 6,084 ($79.50).
Intertek Group plc provides quality and safety solutions to various industries worldwide. It operates in three segments: Products, Trade, and Resources. The Products segment offers assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services (ATIC), including laboratory safety, quality and performance testing, second-party supplier auditing, sustainability analysis, products assurance, vendor compliance, process performance analysis, facility plant and equipment verification, and third party certification.
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