Shares of Circor International Inc. (NYSE:CIR) reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $61.70 and last traded at $61.51, with a volume of 118,784 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $58.94.

A number of analysts have weighed in on CIR shares. SunTrust Banks Inc. lowered shares of Circor International from a “neutral” rating to a “reduce” rating and set a $36.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Thursday, April 14th. Sidoti lowered shares of Circor International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Circor International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Circor International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $51.25.

The company has a market cap of $1.01 billion and a PE ratio of 215.07. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $57.50 and its 200 day moving average price is $46.95.

Circor International (NYSE:CIR) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $150.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $139.22 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.60 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Circor International Inc. will post $2.17 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Douglas M. Hayes sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.43, for a total transaction of $574,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 17,556 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,008,241.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Circor International stock. Rhumbline Advisers raised its position in shares of Circor International Inc. (NYSE:CIR) by 2.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 29,445 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 565 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers owned 0.18% of Circor International worth $1,241,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

CIRCOR International, Inc (CIRCOR) designs, manufactures and markets engineered products and sub-systems, which are used in the oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, defense and other industrial markets. The Company operates through two segments: CIRCOR Energy (Energy), and CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense (Aerospace & Defense).

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