Severn Trent (LON:SVT) Given Hold Rating at Jefferies Financial Group

Severn Trent (LON:SVT)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Jefferies Financial Group in a research report issued on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

SVT has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating on shares of Severn Trent in a research report on Friday, November 15th. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($30.26) price objective on shares of Severn Trent in a research report on Tuesday, October 8th. Goldman Sachs Group boosted their price objective on Severn Trent from GBX 1,863 ($24.51) to GBX 1,986 ($26.12) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 4th. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($30.26) price objective on shares of Severn Trent in a research report on Friday, November 22nd. Finally, BNP Paribas lowered Severn Trent to an “underperform” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from GBX 2,000 ($26.31) to GBX 1,850 ($24.34) in a research report on Thursday, December 5th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,099.18 ($27.61).

Shares of SVT stock opened at GBX 2,221 ($29.22) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.28 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.77. Severn Trent has a twelve month low of GBX 1,758 ($23.13) and a twelve month high of GBX 2,379 ($31.29). The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 512.27. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 2,272.58 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 2,113.31.

Severn Trent Company Profile

Severn Trent Plc operates as a water and sewerage company in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services. The Regulated Water and Waste Water segment provides water and sewerage services to approximately 4.3 million households and businesses in the Midlands and mid-Wales.

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