DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE:DGI) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $28.43.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on DGI shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of DigitalGlobe from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Dougherty & Co upped their price target on shares of DigitalGlobe from $33.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of DigitalGlobe from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of DigitalGlobe in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Finally, Benchmark Co. restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of DigitalGlobe in a report on Wednesday, September 21st.

DigitalGlobe (NYSE:DGI) opened at 32.35 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $26.89 and a 200 day moving average of $24.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion, a PE ratio of 52.01 and a beta of 0.23. DigitalGlobe has a one year low of $11.80 and a one year high of $32.40.

DigitalGlobe (NYSE:DGI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $181.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $171.92 million. DigitalGlobe had a net margin of 6.28% and a return on equity of 3.71%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.12 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that DigitalGlobe will post $0.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 18.5% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,765,346 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,930,000 after buying an additional 745,409 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 1.3% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,532,130 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,942,000 after buying an additional 56,091 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 68.8% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,442,672 shares of the company’s stock valued at $52,248,000 after buying an additional 995,797 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 7.2% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,106,957 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,941,000 after buying an additional 141,958 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brown Advisory Inc. raised its stake in DigitalGlobe by 3.9% in the second quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 1,706,432 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,501,000 after buying an additional 63,324 shares during the last quarter.

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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