Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) insider Andrew Reynolds Smith sold 28,427 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,593 ($20.75), for a total transaction of £452,842.11 ($589,945.43).
Shares of Smiths Group plc (LON SMIN) traded down 1.29% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1536.00. 1,287,571 shares of the stock were exchanged. Smiths Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,209.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,685.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 6.07 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,603.93 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,580.36.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on SMIN shares. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,630 ($21.24) target price on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,750 ($22.80) to GBX 1,775 ($23.12) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,730 ($22.54) price target on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,578.85 ($20.57).
Smiths Group plc Company Profile
Smiths Group plc is a technology company. The Company operates in five divisions: John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek. The John Crane division offers mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings and power transmission couplings, among others. The Smiths Medical division offers infusion systems, vascular access (including safety needles), patient airway and temperature management equipment, and specialty devices in areas of in vitro fertilization, diagnostics and emergency patient transport.
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