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Shares of Cummins (NYSE:CMI) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the twenty-one analysts that are covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $157.50.

A number of research firms have recently commented on CMI. Analysts at Argus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Cummins in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $170.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Cummins in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $167.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Robert W. Baird raised their price target on shares of Cummins from $144.00 to $150.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th.

Shares of Cummins (NYSE:CMI) traded up 2.14% on Thursday, hitting $157.28. 595,026 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Cummins has a 1-year low of $107.51 and a 1-year high of $161.03. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $154.2 and a 200-day moving average of $144.7. The company has a market cap of $28.735 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.65.

Cummins (NYSE:CMI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $1.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $4.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.17 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.49 earnings per share. Cummins’s revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Cummins will post $8.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Cummins Inc is a diesel engine manufacturer. The Company designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines, electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration, exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, fuel systems, controls systems, air handling systems and electric power.

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