Zacks Investment Research Lowers HENKEL AG & CO/S (OTCMKTS:HENKY) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of HENKEL AG & CO/S (OTCMKTS:HENKY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “HENKEL KGAA ADR’s principal activities are divided into four product divisions: Henkel technologies-industrial adhesives, contact adhesives and sealant; Cosmetics/toiletries-hair cosmetics, toiletries, oral and skin care, hair salon products; Detergents/household cleaners-heavy duty and specialty detergents, fabric softeners, household cleansers, kitchen care products, shoe care products, plant care products; Adhesives-adhesives, contact adhesives and sealant for consumer and craftsman. “

Separately, Jefferies Financial Group lowered shares of HENKEL AG & CO/S from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold.

HENKEL AG & CO/S stock opened at $22.94 on Wednesday. HENKEL AG & CO/S has a 1-year low of $21.47 and a 1-year high of $28.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a current ratio of 1.02 and a quick ratio of 0.78.

HENKEL AG & CO/S (OTCMKTS:HENKY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.55 by ($1.17). HENKEL AG & CO/S had a net margin of 11.25% and a return on equity of 14.97%. The business had revenue of $5.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.71 billion. On average, sell-side analysts predict that HENKEL AG & CO/S will post 1.62 EPS for the current year.

About HENKEL AG & CO/S

Henkel AG & Co KGaA, together with its subsidiaries, engages in adhesive technologies, beauty care, and laundry and home care businesses worldwide. The company's Adhesive Technologies segment offers adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings for various business areas, including packaging and consumer goods adhesives; transport and metal; general industry; electronics; and consumers, craftsmen, and building.

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