Vesuvius plc (OTCMKTS:CKSNF) Short Interest Update

Vesuvius plc (OTCMKTS:CKSNFGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 200 shares, an increase of 100.0% from the March 15th total of 100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days.

Shares of Vesuvius stock opened at $4.75 on Friday. Vesuvius has a twelve month low of $4.75 and a twelve month high of $4.75. The company’s fifty day moving average is $6.92 and its 200 day moving average is $7.36.

CKSNF has been the topic of a number of research reports. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of Vesuvius from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 9th. Barclays cut shares of Vesuvius from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 30th. Finally, Berenberg Bank decreased their target price on shares of Vesuvius from GBX 650 ($8.47) to GBX 600 ($7.82) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $600.00.

Vesuvius Company Profile (Get Rating)

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions principally to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two divisions, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, coatings, feeding systems, filtration and gating systems, melt shop refractories, metallurgical and pouring control systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

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