Shares of DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE:DGI) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are currently covering the stock. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $27.43.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Piper Jaffray Cos. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $32.00 target price on shares of DigitalGlobe in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of DigitalGlobe from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of DigitalGlobe in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Benchmark Co. restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of DigitalGlobe in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on shares of DigitalGlobe from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 9.0% in the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 395,163 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,836,000 after buying an additional 32,476 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 1.8% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 108,536 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,878,000 after buying an additional 1,876 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in DigitalGlobe during the first quarter worth $902,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 11.9% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,446,875 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,031,000 after buying an additional 153,522 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Acrospire Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in DigitalGlobe during the first quarter worth $204,000.

Shares of DigitalGlobe (NYSE:DGI) traded up 0.15% during trading on Monday, reaching $26.89. 91,050 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.32 and a beta of 0.21. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $26.86 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.74. DigitalGlobe has a 12-month low of $11.80 and a 12-month high of $28.33.

DigitalGlobe (NYSE:DGI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.11. DigitalGlobe had a net margin of 5.54% and a return on equity of 3.18%. The business earned $175.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $168.71 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.09 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that DigitalGlobe will post $0.45 EPS for the current year.

About DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe, Inc is a provider of high-resolution Earth-imagery products and services. The Company’s imagery solutions support a range of users in defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology.

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