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Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)‘s stock had its “underweight” rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, AnalystRatings.NET reports. They currently have a GBX 1,240 ($20.89) target price on the stock. Barclays’ price objective indicates a potential downside of 4.90% from the stock’s previous close.

Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) opened at 1303.9301 on Monday. Smiths Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1217.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1535.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1283. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1377.43. The company’s market cap is £5.140 billion.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on SMIN. Analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, April 29th. They now have a GBX 1,150 ($19.37) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of Smiths Group plc to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 11th. They now have a GBX 1,485 ($25.01) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,355 ($22.82). Finally, analysts at HSBC cut their price target on shares of Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,350 ($22.74) to GBX 1,200 ($20.21) in a research note on Wednesday, April 9th. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,362.50 ($22.95).

Smiths Group plc is a technology company. It has five divisions: Smiths Detection, Smiths Medical, John Crane, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek.

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