Avantor Inc (NYSE:AVTR) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eighteen have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $20.69.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on AVTR. Barclays reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Bank of Montreal in a research report on Tuesday, June 11th. Raymond James reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund in a research report on Wednesday, June 12th. Citigroup set a $74.00 price objective on Realty Income and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 11th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $60.00 price objective on shares of Tripadvisor in a research report on Tuesday, June 11th. Finally, UBS Group set a $210.00 price objective on Alibaba Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 11th.

Shares of AVTR stock traded down $0.21 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $18.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,907,224 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,263,682. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $18.22. Avantor has a 52 week low of $14.00 and a 52 week high of $19.58.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Avantor stock. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Avantor Inc (NYSE:AVTR) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 167,005 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,188,000.

About Avantor

Avantor, Inc is a provider of mission critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. It sells materials & consumables, equipment & instrumentation and services & specialty procurement. It operates in more than 30 countries and deliver an extensive portfolio of products and services.

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