Luxfer Holdings PLC (LXFR) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Luxfer Holdings PLC (LXFR), hence the stock is down -15.88% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -5.48% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -15.56% and the stock has fallen -5.51% in the past 1 week.
Luxfer Holdings PLC has dropped 14.6% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 11.88%. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 9.03% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 10.82%.
Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR): The stock opened at $10.65 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $10.72 for the day. The stock traded down to $10.52 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $10.64 with a loss of -0.75% for the day. The stock had closed at $10.72 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 34,662 shares.
Also, KeyBanc upgrades its rating on Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR). Analysts at the KeyBanc have a current rating of Overweight on the shares. The shares were previously rated Sector Weight. The rating by the firm was issued on April 18, 2016.
Luxfer Holdings PLC, a holding company, is a global materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of high-performance materials, components and high-pressure gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. The Company operates through two segments: Gas Cylinders division and Elektron division. The Elektron Division focuses on specialty materials based primarily on magnesium, zirconium and rare earths, and sells its products through two brands, Magnesium Elektron and MEL Chemicals. The Gas Cylinders Division manufactures and markets specialized products using aluminum, magnesium, carbon composites and steel, and sells its products through two brands, Luxfer Gas Cylinders and Superform. Its areas of expertise include chemical and metallurgical properties of aluminum, magnesium, zirconium, rare earths and carbon composites.