Gardner Denver (NYSE:GDI) was downgraded by investment analysts at BTIG Research from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, Marketbeat Ratings reports.
A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on GDI. Barclays reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Gardner Denver in a research note on Wednesday, September 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gardner Denver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Gardner Denver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 3rd. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Gardner Denver from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $30.00 to $32.00 in a research note on Wednesday, October 30th. Finally, CIBC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $31.00 target price on shares of Gardner Denver in a research note on Monday, August 12th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.40.
GDI opened at $33.44 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 2.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. The stock has a market cap of $6.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.92 and a beta of 1.46. Gardner Denver has a twelve month low of $18.70 and a twelve month high of $36.22. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $33.29 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $31.93.
In related news, insider Gillard Steven 756,503 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 15th. Corporate insiders own 1.70% of the company’s stock.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Gardner Denver during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $33,000. Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV purchased a new stake in shares of Gardner Denver during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $34,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc purchased a new stake in shares of Gardner Denver during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $45,000. Aperio Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Gardner Denver during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $115,000. Finally, FNY Investment Advisers LLC lifted its stake in shares of Gardner Denver by 62.0% during the 3rd quarter. FNY Investment Advisers LLC now owns 6,478 shares of the company’s stock valued at $183,000 after buying an additional 2,478 shares in the last quarter.
About Gardner Denver
Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc provides mission-critical flow control and compression equipment; and associated aftermarket parts, consumables, and services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through three segments: Industrials, Energy, and Medical.
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