Shares of Vestas Wind Systems A/S (OTCMKTS:VWDRY) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company.
A number of research firms have commented on VWDRY. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vestas Wind Systems A/S in a research note on Tuesday, March 2nd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lowered Vestas Wind Systems A/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 6th. HSBC upgraded Vestas Wind Systems A/S from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, March 8th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vestas Wind Systems A/S in a report on Tuesday, April 13th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on Vestas Wind Systems A/S in a report on Wednesday, March 31st. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Shares of OTCMKTS VWDRY traded down $4.34 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $62.74. 78,956 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 125,125. The firm has a market capitalization of $38.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 71.30 and a beta of 0.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a current ratio of 1.10. Vestas Wind Systems A/S has a 52 week low of $27.66 and a 52 week high of $87.34. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $65.99 and its 200 day simple moving average is $67.79.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 27th. Investors of record on Monday, April 12th were issued a dividend of $0.8465 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, April 9th. Vestas Wind Systems A/S’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.05%.
About Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Vestas Wind Systems A/S designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Power Solutions and Service. The Power Solutions segment sells wind power plants, wind turbines, development sites, etc. The Service segment engages in the sale of service contracts, spare parts, and related activities.
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