GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft’s (G1A) “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at DZ Bank

DZ Bank restated their sell rating on shares of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:G1A) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports.

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on G1A. Royal Bank of Canada set a €29.00 ($33.72) price objective on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Morgan Stanley set a €31.00 ($36.05) price objective on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, January 14th. Kepler Capital Markets set a €29.00 ($33.72) price objective on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. Credit Suisse Group set a €28.00 ($32.56) price objective on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 5th. Finally, Barclays set a €28.00 ($32.56) price objective on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, March 15th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of €24.28 ($28.24).

Shares of ETR G1A opened at €24.65 ($28.66) on Monday. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has a twelve month low of €19.09 ($22.20) and a twelve month high of €34.60 ($40.23). The company has a market capitalization of $4.52 billion and a PE ratio of 31.72. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.87.

About GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft focuses on the development and production of process technology and components for the food processing industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Business Area Equipment and Business Area Solutions. The Business Area Equipment segment offers separators, valves, pumps, homogenizers, and refrigeration compressors, as well as process technology solutions for food processing and packaging applications; and dairy equipment, feeding systems, and slurry engineering solutions.

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