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STERIS Corp. (NYSE:STE) CFO Michael Tokich sold 4,200 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.72, for a total transaction of $204,624.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 30,320 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,477,190. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

STERIS Corp. (NYSE:STE) traded up 1.27% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $49.34. The stock had a trading volume of 464,802 shares. STERIS Corp. has a 52 week low of $34.99 and a 52 week high of $48.81. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $46.64 and its 200-day moving average is $44.62. The company has a market cap of $2.905 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.06.

STERIS Corp. (NYSE:STE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 30th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $383.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $376.82 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.53 earnings per share. STERIS Corp.’s revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that STERIS Corp. will post $2.50 EPS for the current fiscal year.

STERIS Corporation (NYSE:STE) is a provider of infection prevention and surgical products and services, focused on healthcare, pharmaceutical and research.

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