Grifols SA (GRFS) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Grifols SA (NASDAQ:GRFS) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the five research firms that are presently covering the firm. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $22.50.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Grifols SA from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th.
Shares of Grifols SA (NASDAQ:GRFS) opened at 15.36 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $15.27 and a 200 day moving average of $15.96. The company has a market capitalization of $20.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.31 and a beta of 1.18. Grifols SA has a 1-year low of $14.07 and a 1-year high of $17.67.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Cardinal Capital Management boosted its position in Grifols SA by 4.3% in the second quarter. Cardinal Capital Management now owns 41,984 shares of the company’s stock valued at $700,000 after buying an additional 1,728 shares during the last quarter. Huntington National Bank boosted its position in Grifols SA by 111.7% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 11,550 shares of the company’s stock valued at $193,000 after buying an additional 6,095 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in Grifols SA during the second quarter valued at $18,568,000. CWM LLC boosted its position in Grifols SA by 1.2% in the second quarter. CWM LLC now owns 74,164 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,236,000 after buying an additional 848 shares during the last quarter. Finally, 1st Global Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Grifols SA by 17.8% in the second quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 17,315 shares of the company’s stock valued at $289,000 after buying an additional 2,613 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 21.16% of the company’s stock.
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