Berenberg Decides to Upgrade Oxford Instruments PLC (LON:OXIG). Will Other Analysts Follow Suit?

June 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Oxford Instruments PLC (LON:OXIG) Stock Upgrade

Berenberg increased Oxford Instruments PLC (LON:OXIG) shares to a Buy rating in a research note revealed today.

Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Oxford Instruments (LON:OXIG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Oxford Instruments has GBX 1180 highest and GBX 795 lowest target. GBX 1050.71’s average target is -1.18% below currents GBX 1063.25 stock price. Oxford Instruments had 19 analyst reports since December 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, February 27 report. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Buy” on Wednesday, June 13. Shore Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 11 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 9 by Peel Hunt. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Tuesday, June 12 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 23 by Liberum Capital. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. As per Tuesday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 12 by Shore Capital.

The stock increased 4.65% or GBX 47.25 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1063.25. About 61,423 shares traded. Oxford Instruments plc (LON:OXIG) has 0.00% since June 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, makes, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United States, rest of Europe, rest of Asia, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany, and internationally. The company has market cap of 608.10 million GBP. The companyÂ’s Nanotechnology Tools segment provides high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions, and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets; atomic force probe microscopy for materials and bioscience applications; 3D and 4D image visualization and analysis software; and nanoanalysis solutions for materials characterization and nanofabrication on scanning electron microscopes, focussed ion beams, and transmission electron microscopes. It has a 16.88 P/E ratio. This segment also offers research tools for physical sciences; and process solutions for the etching of nanometre sized features, as well as provides nanolayer deposition and nanostructure controlled growth services.

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