Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) Receives GBX 1,208.21 Consensus PT from Analysts
Shares of Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the sixteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,275.36 ($16.65).
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 900 ($11.75) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research report on Monday, June 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,300 ($16.97) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($20.89) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research report on Thursday. Credit Suisse Group AG raised their target price on shares of Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,585 ($20.69) to GBX 1,600 ($20.89) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 800 ($10.44) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research report on Thursday.
Shares of Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) opened at 1464.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.79 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,368.46 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,193.83. Smiths Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 858.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,480.00.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be paid a GBX 28.75 ($0.38) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.99%. This is an increase from Smiths Group plc’s previous dividend of $13.25. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 20th.
About Smiths Group plc
Smiths Group plc is a technology company. The Company operates through five divisions: John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek. John Crane division offers mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings, power transmission couplings and filtration systems.
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