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Equities researchers at Mizuho hoisted their price target on shares of Sigma-Aldrich Corp. (NASDAQ:SIAL) from $85.00 to $95.00 in a research report issued on Friday, Stock Ratings News reports. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Mizuho’s target price points to a potential upside of 0.01% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of Sigma-Aldrich Corp. from $82.00 to $86.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 13th. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Edward Jones downgraded shares of Sigma-Aldrich Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 21st. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Sigma-Aldrich Corp. in a research note on Monday, February 10th. They now have a $97.00 price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $87.78.

Shares of Sigma-Aldrich Corp. (NASDAQ:SIAL) traded up 0.24% on Friday, hitting $94.99. 507,281 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Sigma-Aldrich Corp. has a 52-week low of $76.47 and a 52-week high of $97.64. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $93.90 and a 200-day moving average of $90.75. The company has a market cap of $11.347 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.34.

Sigma-Aldrich Corp. (NASDAQ:SIAL) last released its earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $689.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $690.60 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.03 earnings per share. Sigma-Aldrich Corp.’s revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Sigma-Aldrich Corp. will post $4.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation is a life science and high technology company. The Company develops, manufactures, purchases and distributes the range of chemicals, biochemicals and equipment available globally and also provides global biopharmaceutical testing services.

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