Smiths Group’s (SMIN) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reiterated their hold rating on shares of Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) in a research report released on Tuesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other research firms have also commented on SMIN. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on Smiths Group from GBX 1,875 ($23.07) to GBX 1,300 ($16.00) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 25th. Goldman Sachs Group dropped their target price on Smiths Group from GBX 1,550 ($19.07) to GBX 1,520 ($18.71) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Monday, April 6th. Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Smiths Group in a report on Monday, May 18th. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Smiths Group in a report on Tuesday, April 7th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised Smiths Group to an outperform rating and dropped their target price for the stock from GBX 1,690 ($20.80) to GBX 1,300 ($16.00) in a report on Thursday, March 19th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 1,451 ($17.86).

Smiths Group stock opened at GBX 1,412 ($17.38) on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $5.15 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.67. Smiths Group has a 52 week low of GBX 790 ($9.72) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,246.40 ($27.64). The business’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,296.07 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,420.62. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 2.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 66.83.

In other Smiths Group news, insider George Buckley purchased 1,029 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,215 ($14.95) per share, for a total transaction of £12,502.35 ($15,385.61).

Smiths Group Company Profile

Smiths Group plc operates as a technology company severing the medical technology, security and defense, general industrial, oil and gas, and space and commercial aerospace markets worldwide. The company operates in five divisions: John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, and Flex-Tek.

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