Discussion stirs around Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RB) this week; here is what analysts are saying.

August 9, 2018 - By Palma Niemeyer

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Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RB) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (LON:RB), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC had 41 analyst reports since February 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, June 25 by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital given on Friday, July 27. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, June 12 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Friday, May 4 to “Underperform”. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Monday, February 19. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of RB in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 19 by Jefferies. On Monday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Underperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, July 27 by UBS. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 20 by Credit Suisse. Below is a list of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RB) latest ratings and price target changes.

06/08/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 4500.00 New Target: GBX 5100.00 Maintain
02/08/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 7400.00 New Target: GBX 7600.00 Maintain
27/07/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 6000.00 New Target: GBX 6000.00 Maintain
30/07/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 5500.00 New Target: GBX 5850.00 Maintain
27/07/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
27/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 7400.00 Maintain
24/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 7300.00 Maintain
25/06/2018 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 6300.00 New Target: GBX 6300.00 Maintain
12/06/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 5450.00 New Target: GBX 5500.00 Reiteration
07/06/2018 Broker: Societe Generale Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 10000.00 New Target: GBX 6500.00 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.33% or GBX 23 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 6879. About 1.06M shares traded. Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RB) has 0.00% since August 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures, markets, and sells health, hygiene, and home products. The company has market cap of 48.61 billion GBP. The firm offers treatment products for analgesic and gastro-intestinal problems, sore throat, cough, pain, and flu, as well as wellness products in sexual wellbeing, footcare, vitamins, and supplements under the Durex, Gaviscon, Nurofen, Mucinex, Scholl, and Strepsils brand names. It has a 7.93 P/E ratio. It also offers hygienic products, including surface care and lavatory care products, antiseptic liquids, pest control products, automatic dishwashing products, automatic dishwashing products, and depilatory products under the Cillit Bang, Clearasil, Dettol, Finish, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, and Veet brand names.

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