Vestas Wind Systems A/S (OTCMKTS:VWDRY) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Vestas Wind Systems A/S (OTCMKTS:VWDRYGet Rating) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $177.67.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Kepler Capital Markets lowered Vestas Wind Systems A/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 27th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded Vestas Wind Systems A/S from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 3rd. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on Vestas Wind Systems A/S from 199.00 to 173.00 in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reduced their price target on Vestas Wind Systems A/S from 185.00 to 170.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 28th. Finally, HSBC lowered Vestas Wind Systems A/S from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 1st.

Shares of Vestas Wind Systems A/S stock traded down $0.09 during trading on Friday, reaching $7.15. 1,121,261 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 898,657. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 0.54 and a current ratio of 1.02. Vestas Wind Systems A/S has a 1-year low of $7.02 and a 1-year high of $14.71. The company has a market cap of $21.65 billion, a P/E ratio of -39.69 and a beta of 0.95. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $9.47 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.94.

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (OTCMKTS:VWDRYGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 10th. The energy company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter. Vestas Wind Systems A/S had a positive return on equity of 0.84% and a negative net margin of 3.13%. The company had revenue of $5.20 billion during the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Vestas Wind Systems A/S will post -0.15 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 7th were paid a $0.0117 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.12%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, April 6th. Vestas Wind Systems A/S’s dividend payout ratio is -5.56%.

Vestas Wind Systems A/S Company Profile (Get Rating)

Vestas Wind Systems A/S designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Power Solutions and Service. The Power Solutions segment sells wind power plants, wind turbines, development sites, etc. The Service segment engages in the sale of service contracts, spare parts, and related activities.

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