ATLAS COPCO AB/S (ATLKY) Downgraded to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S (OTCMKTS:ATLKY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday, February 4th.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on ATLKY. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Barclays cut shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S from an overweight rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, December 7th. UBS Group upgraded shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 11th. Finally, William Blair reiterated a market perform rating on shares of ATLAS COPCO AB/S in a research note on Tuesday, January 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $48.00.

Shares of ATLKY traded up $0.38 on Monday, hitting $27.45. 29,302 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 65,584. The company has a market capitalization of $22.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. ATLAS COPCO AB/S has a one year low of $21.18 and a one year high of $44.68.

ATLAS COPCO AB/S (OTCMKTS:ATLKY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.14. ATLAS COPCO AB/S had a net margin of 111.96% and a return on equity of 33.89%. The company had revenue of $2.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.57 billion. On average, sell-side analysts expect that ATLAS COPCO AB/S will post 1.47 EPS for the current year.

About ATLAS COPCO AB/S

Atlas Copco AB, through its subsidiaries, provides productivity solutions worldwide. It offers piston compressors, oil-free tooth and scroll compressors, rotary screw compressors, oil-free blowers, oil-free centrifugal compressors, gas and process compressors, vacuum solutions, air and gas treatment equipment, and medical air solutions for use in manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries.

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