Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) SVP Andreas G. Frank sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.83, for a total transaction of $634,980.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 40,004 shares in the company, valued at $4,233,623.32. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
NYSE HRC opened at $106.01 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $7.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 0.82. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. has a twelve month low of $81.85 and a twelve month high of $111.63. The company has a quick ratio of 1.10, a current ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13. The business’s fifty day moving average is $103.67 and its 200 day moving average is $103.77.
Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 1st. The medical technology company reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.65 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $782.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $759.14 million. Hill-Rom had a return on equity of 21.67% and a net margin of 5.24%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.63 EPS. On average, research analysts anticipate that Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. will post 5.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BB&T Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Hill-Rom during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $322,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC raised its stake in shares of Hill-Rom by 166.5% during the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 65,660 shares of the medical technology company’s stock valued at $6,869,000 after acquiring an additional 41,025 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Hill-Rom by 4.9% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,649,313 shares of the medical technology company’s stock worth $695,650,000 after purchasing an additional 307,825 shares during the period. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Hill-Rom by 40.8% during the second quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 6,460 shares of the medical technology company’s stock worth $676,000 after purchasing an additional 1,873 shares during the period. Finally, Great Lakes Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Hill-Rom by 3.5% during the third quarter. Great Lakes Advisors LLC now owns 117,367 shares of the medical technology company’s stock worth $12,351,000 after purchasing an additional 3,965 shares during the period. 82.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Barclays upped their price objective on shares of Hill-Rom from $108.00 to $116.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 6th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 target price on shares of Hill-Rom in a research report on Tuesday, August 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Hill-Rom currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $113.40.
Hill-Rom Company Profile
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc operates as a medical technology company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Patient Support Systems, Front Line Care, and Surgical Solutions. The company offers medical surgical beds, intensive care unit beds, and bariatric patient beds, lifts and other patient mobility devices, non-invasive therapeutic products and surfaces, and information technologies and software solutions; and medical equipment management services, as well as sells equipment service contracts for its capital equipment.
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