Manitou Investment Management Ltd. boosted its position in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY) by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 624,172 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,388 shares during the period. DENTSPLY SIRONA comprises about 8.0% of Manitou Investment Management Ltd.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd biggest position. Manitou Investment Management Ltd.’s holdings in DENTSPLY SIRONA were worth $33,275,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in XRAY. Altshuler Shaham Ltd raised its stake in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 209.8% in the second quarter. Altshuler Shaham Ltd now owns 505 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $30,000 after buying an additional 342 shares during the period. Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV bought a new position in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA in the third quarter worth about $30,000. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 62.0% in the second quarter. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 904 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $53,000 after buying an additional 346 shares during the period. Van ECK Associates Corp bought a new position in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA in the second quarter worth about $54,000. Finally, Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI bought a new position in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA in the second quarter worth about $58,000. 93.46% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
XRAY traded up $0.34 on Friday, hitting $57.42. 2,699,300 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,735,074. The firm has a market cap of $12.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $53.88 and its 200-day simple moving average is $54.19. DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc has a one year low of $34.93 and a one year high of $60.15.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Barclays raised their price objective on DENTSPLY SIRONA from $55.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday. BidaskClub raised DENTSPLY SIRONA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday. ValuEngine downgraded DENTSPLY SIRONA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on DENTSPLY SIRONA from $61.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. Finally, Evercore ISI began coverage on DENTSPLY SIRONA in a research note on Friday, July 26th. They set an “in-line” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $57.37.
DENTSPLY SIRONA Company Profile
DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various dental and oral health products, and other consumable healthcare products primarily for the professional dental market worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Technologies & Equipment; and Consumables. Its dental supplies include endodontic instruments and materials, dental anesthetics, prophylaxis pastes, dental sealants, impression materials, restorative materials, tooth whiteners, and topical fluoride products; and small equipment products comprise dental hand pieces, intraoral curing light systems, dental diagnostic systems, and ultrasonic scalers and polishers.
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