Akzo Nobel (OTCMKTS:AKZOY) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on AKZOY shares. Kepler Capital Markets upgraded shares of Akzo Nobel from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Akzo Nobel in a research note on Thursday, July 22nd. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Akzo Nobel in a report on Friday, July 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Akzo Nobel from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 21st. Finally, HSBC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Akzo Nobel in a research report on Tuesday, June 22nd.
AKZOY traded up $0.16 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $39.67. 34,452 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 70,904. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $40.84 and its 200 day moving average price is $40.43. The company has a market cap of $22.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.43. Akzo Nobel has a one year low of $31.88 and a one year high of $44.14.
Akzo Nobel Company Profile
Akzo Nobel NV is a holding company that engages in the manufacture and sale of coating and paint products. It operates through the following segments: Decorative Paints and Performance Coatings. The Decorative Paints segment manufactures and supplies a range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for professional and do-it-yourself markets.
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