Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:MXCYY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:MXCYY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning, Zacks.com reports.

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. “

MXCYY has been the subject of a number of other research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Metso Oyj from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded Metso Oyj from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday. Kepler Capital Markets upgraded Metso Oyj from a reduce rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 3rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered Metso Oyj from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Metso Oyj has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $11.00.

Shares of OTCMKTS MXCYY opened at $9.36 on Tuesday. Metso Oyj has a 1 year low of $6.22 and a 1 year high of $10.48. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $9.69 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.34. The firm has a market cap of $5.62 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.74.

Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:MXCYY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. Metso Oyj had a return on equity of 20.00% and a net margin of 8.18%. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion during the quarter. As a group, equities analysts predict that Metso Oyj will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

Metso Oyj Company Profile

Metso Corporation, an industrial company, provides equipment and services for the mining, aggregates, recycling, and process industries worldwide. The company operates through two segment, Minerals and Flow Control. 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, rock breakers, air classifiers, lokotrack mobile plants, NW rapid and portable plants, stationary plants, slurry pumps, and preowned equipment, as well as wear and spare parts.

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