Gardner Denver Holdings Inc (NYSE:GDI) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $35.63.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on GDI shares. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price objective on Gardner Denver and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 26th. MED started coverage on Gardner Denver in a report on Wednesday, July 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Gardner Denver in a report on Monday, August 20th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $30.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded Gardner Denver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. Finally, Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Gardner Denver in a report on Thursday, July 12th.

Shares of Gardner Denver stock traded up $1.55 during trading on Friday, hitting $26.11. 3,224,272 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,365,086. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 261.10 and a beta of 1.23. Gardner Denver has a 1-year low of $23.33 and a 1-year high of $38.00. The company has a current ratio of 2.53, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21.

Gardner Denver (NYSE:GDI) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 26th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Gardner Denver had a return on equity of 23.04% and a net margin of 12.06%. The company had revenue of $689.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $707.78 million. Research analysts anticipate that Gardner Denver will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in GDI. First Trust Advisors LP bought a new stake in Gardner Denver in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $5,762,000. FMR LLC lifted its stake in Gardner Denver by 103.4% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 13,576,681 shares of the company’s stock valued at $399,019,000 after acquiring an additional 6,901,523 shares in the last quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA lifted its stake in Gardner Denver by 7.6% in the 2nd quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA now owns 183,601 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,396,000 after acquiring an additional 12,965 shares in the last quarter. Tiverton Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Gardner Denver by 6.4% in the 2nd quarter. Tiverton Asset Management LLC now owns 177,032 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,203,000 after acquiring an additional 10,720 shares in the last quarter. Finally, United Services Automobile Association lifted its stake in Gardner Denver by 7.0% in the 2nd quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 193,331 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,682,000 after acquiring an additional 12,600 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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