ATLAS COPCO AB/S (ATLKY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S (OTCMKTS:ATLKY) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the six research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on ATLKY. Zacks Investment Research cut ATLAS COPCO AB/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded ATLAS COPCO AB/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st. William Blair reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S in a research note on Tuesday, January 29th. Finally, HSBC cut ATLAS COPCO AB/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday.

OTCMKTS ATLKY traded down $0.07 on Monday, hitting $29.68. 11,456 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 47,694. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.03. ATLAS COPCO AB/S has a 52 week low of $21.18 and a 52 week high of $44.68. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.98 billion, a PE ratio of 19.15, a PEG ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 0.96.

ATLAS COPCO AB/S (OTCMKTS:ATLKY) last released its earnings results on Monday, January 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.14. ATLAS COPCO AB/S had a return on equity of 33.89% and a net margin of 111.96%. The firm had revenue of $2.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.57 billion. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that ATLAS COPCO AB/S will post 1.47 earnings per share for the current year.

About ATLAS COPCO AB/S

Atlas Copco AB, through its subsidiaries, provides productivity solutions worldwide. It offers piston compressors, oil-free tooth and scroll compressors, rotary screw compressors, oil-free blowers, oil-free centrifugal compressors, gas and process compressors, vacuum solutions, air and gas treatment equipment, and medical air solutions for use in manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries.

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