K&S AG (ETR:SDF) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twelve research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €13.81 ($16.06).
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on SDF shares. Baader Bank set a €19.00 ($22.09) price target on K&S and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 14th. Nord/LB set a €14.40 ($16.74) price target on K&S and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 14th. Berenberg Bank set a €14.00 ($16.28) price objective on K&S and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 16th. Deutsche Bank set a €14.00 ($16.28) price objective on K&S and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 15th. Finally, DZ Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of K&S in a report on Thursday, November 14th.
SDF opened at €10.32 ($12.00) on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is €12.06 and its 200 day simple moving average is €14.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 79.24, a current ratio of 1.73 and a quick ratio of 0.97. K&S has a 1 year low of €10.17 ($11.82) and a 1 year high of €18.61 ($21.64). The firm has a market cap of $1.98 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.50.
K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for various crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizer specialties for rapeseeds, potatoes, citrus fruits, vines, and vegetables; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and a range of products for use in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries.
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