Liberum Capital reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
SMIN has been the topic of several other research reports. 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 research report on Monday, April 6th. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded 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 research report on Thursday, March 19th. 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 research report on Wednesday, March 25th. Citigroup restated a buy rating on shares of Smiths Group in a report on Tuesday, April 7th. Finally, Barclays restated an overweight rating on shares of Smiths Group in a report on Monday, May 18th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Smiths Group has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 1,451 ($17.86).
LON SMIN opened at GBX 1,412 ($17.38) on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.76, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 66.83. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,296.07 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 1,420.62. Smiths Group has a 12-month low of GBX 790 ($9.72) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,246.40 ($27.64). The stock has a market capitalization of $5.15 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.67.
In related news, insider George Buckley bought 1,029 shares of Smiths Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 1st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,215 ($14.95) per share, with a total value of £12,502.35 ($15,385.61).
About Smiths Group
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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