Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) Insider Purchases £29,997 in Stock

Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) insider Guy Young bought 5,454 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 550 ($7.35) per share, for a total transaction of £29,997 ($40,108.30).

Guy Young also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Guy Young sold 8,557 shares of Vesuvius stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 592 ($7.92), for a total transaction of £50,657.44 ($67,732.91).

Vesuvius Plc (VSVS) traded down GBX 5.50 ($0.07) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 584 ($7.81). 137,245 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 520,688. Vesuvius Plc has a 1 year low of GBX 390.80 ($5.23) and a 1 year high of GBX 643.50 ($8.60).

A number of research firms have recently commented on VSVS. Barclays reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 535 ($7.15) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a report on Monday, December 18th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vesuvius in a research report on Monday, December 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Vesuvius in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 700 ($9.36) price target on shares of Vesuvius in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank boosted their price objective on shares of Vesuvius from GBX 550 ($7.35) to GBX 605 ($8.09) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Vesuvius has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 648.50 ($8.67).

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About Vesuvius

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

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