Avantor (AVTR) Gets a Buy Rating from Barclays

Barclays analyst Luke Sergott maintained a Buy rating on Avantor (AVTRResearch Report) on February 4 and set a price target of $44.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $37.14.

According to, Sergott is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 16.2% and a 53.1% success rate. Sergott covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Holdings, Twist Bioscience, and IQVIA Holdings.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Avantor with a $48.20 average price target, implying a 29.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on February 3, Wells Fargo also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $42.00 price target.

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Avantor’s market cap is currently $22.64B and has a P/E ratio of 43.62.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 97 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of AVTR in relation to earlier this year.

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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. The company was founded by John Townsend Baker in 1904 and is headquartered in Radnor, PA.

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