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Analysts at Credit Suisse decreased their price target on shares of Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) from GBX 1,460 ($24.56) to GBX 1,440 ($24.22) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 9.51% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($21.87) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Smiths Group plc to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 1,235 ($20.77) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 1,200 ($20.19) price target on the stock. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,346.72 ($22.65).

Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) opened at 1304.00 on Friday. Smiths Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1217.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1535.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1287. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1374.. The company’s market cap is £5.140 billion.

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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