Media coverage about Gardner Denver Holdings (NYSE:GDI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gardner Denver Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3683095812682 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Gardner Denver Holdings (GDI) opened at 24.07 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is $4.72 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $22.31 and a 200-day moving average of $22.42. Gardner Denver Holdings has a 1-year low of $19.91 and a 1-year high of $24.55.

A number of research firms recently commented on GDI. UBS AG began coverage on shares of Gardner Denver Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $28.00 target price for the company. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Gardner Denver Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on shares of Gardner Denver Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on shares of Gardner Denver Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. Finally, Tigress Financial began coverage on shares of Gardner Denver Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $27.13.

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In other news, Director William P. Donnelly acquired 42,642 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $23.37 per share, with a total value of $996,543.54. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 42,642 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $996,543.54. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 1.37% of the company’s stock.

About Gardner Denver Holdings

Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc is a global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipments and associated aftermarket parts, consumables and services. The Company operates through three business segments: Industry, Energy and Medical. Industry segment designs, manufactures, markets and services a range of air compression, vacuum and blower products.

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