Essentra (LON:ESNT) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $190.20

Essentra plc (LON:ESNTGet Rating) hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 190.20 ($2.30) and last traded at GBX 192 ($2.32), with a volume of 218727 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 198.20 ($2.39).

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, Berenberg Bank reduced their price target on shares of Essentra from GBX 350 ($4.23) to GBX 310 ($3.75) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd.

Essentra Stock Performance

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 96.80, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a current ratio of 1.41. The company has a market capitalization of £585.28 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 6,466.67. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 228.59 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 276.85.

Essentra Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 2.30 ($0.03) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a yield of 0.9%. Essentra’s payout ratio is presently 200.00%.

Essentra Company Profile

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Essentra plc provides essential components and solutions worldwide. The Components division manufactures and distributes plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries; and component solutions comprising caps and plugs, wire and cable management products, flange protection products, knobs, handles and grips, PCB and electronics hardware, and tools and precision instruments for a range of applications and industries that are used in protection and finish products.

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