Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are currently covering the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,208.21 ($15.77).
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on SMIN. BNP Paribas reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,050 ($13.71) price target (up from GBX 900 ($11.75)) on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price target on Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,350 ($17.62) to GBX 1,450 ($18.93) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. HSBC increased their price target on Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,100 ($14.36) to GBX 1,300 ($16.97) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,280 ($16.71) price target on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,300 ($16.97) price target on shares of Smiths Group plc in a report on Wednesday, August 10th.
Shares of Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) traded up 4.04% on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1443.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,933,528 shares. Smiths Group plc has a one year low of GBX 858.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,447.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 5.70 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,357.27 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,187.33.
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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