TheStreet upgraded shares of CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR) from a d+ rating to a c- rating in a research report released on Friday, TheStreetRatingsTable reports.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on CIR. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CIRCOR International from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded CIRCOR International from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 22nd. Finally, Sidoti cut CIRCOR International from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $38.67.

Shares of CIRCOR International stock opened at $42.49 on Friday. CIRCOR International has a 52-week low of $19.73 and a 52-week high of $50.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $840.90 million, a P/E ratio of 20.14 and a beta of 2.12. The company has a current ratio of 2.31, a quick ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.42.

CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38. CIRCOR International had a positive return on equity of 7.62% and a negative net margin of 2.59%. The business had revenue of $270.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $257.09 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.40 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that CIRCOR International will post 2.2 EPS for the current year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in CIR. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of CIRCOR International by 4.9% during the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 220,571 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $10,477,000 after buying an additional 10,352 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System increased its position in shares of CIRCOR International by 6.2% during the fourth quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 30,560 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $651,000 after buying an additional 1,784 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of CIRCOR International by 18.5% during the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 54,522 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,161,000 after buying an additional 8,495 shares during the period. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund bought a new stake in shares of CIRCOR International during the fourth quarter valued at about $161,000. Finally, United Services Automobile Association increased its position in shares of CIRCOR International by 1.0% during the fourth quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 171,943 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $3,662,000 after buying an additional 1,770 shares during the period.

About CIRCOR International

CIRCOR International, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and sub-systems worldwide. It operates through three segments: Energy, Aerospace and Defense, and Industrial. The Energy segment offers a range of flow control solutions and services, including valves, such as engineered trunion and floating ball valves; gate, globe, and check valves; and butterfly valves, as well as delayed coking unheading devices and fluid catalytic converter and isolation valves.

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