CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) Receives $31.25 Average Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $31.25.

A number of analysts recently commented on the stock. TheStreet downgraded shares of CIRCOR International from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 18th. ValuEngine raised shares of CIRCOR International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 21st. Citigroup dropped their price target on shares of CIRCOR International from $38.00 to $14.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 1st. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on shares of CIRCOR International from $17.00 to $32.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CIRCOR International from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, June 5th.

Shares of CIR traded up $0.88 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $25.31. 2,070 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 469,120. CIRCOR International has a 1-year low of $8.00 and a 1-year high of $47.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.02, a quick ratio of 1.72 and a current ratio of 2.36. The company has a 50 day moving average of $18.05 and a 200-day moving average of $27.86. The stock has a market cap of $460.73 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.46 and a beta of 2.63.

CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May 29th. The industrial products company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by ($0.27). CIRCOR International had a negative net margin of 21.39% and a positive return on equity of 11.25%. The business had revenue of $192.21 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $194.80 million. Research analysts anticipate that CIRCOR International will post 1.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CIR. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in CIRCOR International by 172.2% during the fourth quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 7,076 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $327,000 after buying an additional 4,476 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers grew its stake in CIRCOR International by 5.0% during the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 67,438 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $3,118,000 after buying an additional 3,196 shares during the period. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in CIRCOR International during the fourth quarter worth approximately $25,000. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in CIRCOR International by 26.8% during the fourth quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 254,979 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $11,790,000 after buying an additional 53,881 shares during the period. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its stake in CIRCOR International by 12.6% during the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 8,268 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $96,000 after buying an additional 924 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 98.53% of the company’s stock.

About CIRCOR International

CIRCOR International, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and sub-systems worldwide. It operates through three segments: Energy, Aerospace and Defense, and Industrial. The Energy segment offers a range of flow control solutions and services, including valves, such as engineered trunion and floating ball valves; gate, globe, and check valves; and butterfly valves, as well as delayed coking unheading devices and fluid catalytic converter and isolation valves.

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