Intertek Group (OTCMKTS:IKTSY) Stock Price Passes Below 50-Day Moving Average of $53.42

Intertek Group plc (OTCMKTS:IKTSYGet Rating) shares passed below its fifty day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a fifty day moving average of $53.42 and traded as low as $50.34. Intertek Group shares last traded at $50.72, with a volume of 15,201 shares changing hands.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several analysts recently issued reports on IKTSY shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lowered shares of Intertek Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Intertek Group from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded Intertek Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. HSBC downgraded Intertek Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 8th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded Intertek Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6,105.33.

Intertek Group Price Performance

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a current ratio of 0.76. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $53.42 and a 200 day moving average price of $62.42.

Intertek Group Cuts Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 27th were given a dividend of $0.8905 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 26th.

About Intertek Group

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Intertek Group plc provides quality assurance solutions to various industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. 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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