Metso Oyj (MXCYY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

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Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:MXCYY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $9.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock.

According to Zacks, “Metso is a globally-leading supplier of processes, machinery and systems for the pulp and paper industry and a foremost expert in the key technologies of this sector. The Corporation is also a strong supplier in automation and flow control solutions, and one of the world’s leading suppliers of rock and mineral processing systems. The main customer sectors are the pulp and paper industry, construction and civil engineering, mining and the energy industry. “

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Metso Oyj from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 11th.

Shares of OTCMKTS:MXCYY opened at $8.60 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.83, a PEG ratio of 0.79 and a beta of 1.55. Metso Oyj has a fifty-two week low of $7.35 and a fifty-two week high of $9.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a current ratio of 1.69.

Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:MXCYY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11. The firm had revenue of $925.86 million for the quarter. Metso Oyj had a net margin of 4.87% and a return on equity of 13.05%. research analysts expect that Metso Oyj will post 0.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Metso Oyj

Metso Corporation, an industrial company, provides equipment and services for mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper, and process industries worldwide. The company operates through Minerals and Flow Control segments. It offers mining solutions, including crushing, screening, grinding, classification, beneficiation, dewatering, pyro processing, bulk materials handling, and slurry pumping solutions, as well as wear and spare parts; and aggregates, such as crushers, screens, feeders, lokotrack mobile plants, NW portable and rapid plants, rock breakers, air classifiers, slurry pumps, and preowned equipment, as well as wear and spare parts.

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