Smiths Group PLC (OTCMKTS:SMGZY) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $20.00.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Smiths Group PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, August 12th.

Shares of Smiths Group PLC (OTCMKTS:SMGZY) opened at 19.27 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $18.23 and its 200-day moving average is $16.69. Smiths Group PLC has a 1-year low of $12.17 and a 1-year high of $19.39. The firm has a market cap of $7.62 billion and a PE ratio of 22.72.

Smiths Group PLC Company Profile

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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