Liberum Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Oxford Instruments (LON:OXIG) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a GBX 1,100 ($15.55) target price on the stock.
Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Shore Capital restated a hold rating and set a GBX 795 ($11.24) target price on shares of Oxford Instruments in a research note on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase cut their target price on shares of Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,180 ($16.68) to GBX 1,030 ($14.56) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Oxford Instruments to a hold rating and cut their target price for the stock from GBX 850 ($12.01) to GBX 845 ($11.94) in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Barclays cut their target price on shares of Oxford Instruments from GBX 1,145 ($16.18) to GBX 1,090 ($15.41) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,020 ($14.42) target price on shares of Oxford Instruments in a research note on Monday, April 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Oxford Instruments presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,001.67 ($14.16).
OXIG stock opened at GBX 976 ($13.80) on Wednesday. Oxford Instruments has a fifty-two week low of GBX 680 ($9.61) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,174 ($16.59).
In related news, insider Ian Barkshire purchased 6,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 1st. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 753 ($10.64) per share, for a total transaction of £45,180 ($63,858.66). Also, insider Mary Waldner purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 876 ($12.38) per share, for a total transaction of £8,760 ($12,381.63). Insiders acquired 7,235 shares of company stock worth $5,573,305 over the last quarter.
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Oxford Instruments Company Profile
Oxford Instruments plc is a provider of technology tools and systems for industry and research. The Company operates through two segments: Nanotechnology Tools and Service. The Nanotechnology Tools segment offers technology products serving research customers in both the public and private sectors. The Service segment contains the Company’s service, rental and refurbished asset sales business.
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