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Dentsply International (NASDAQ:XRAY) Insider Christopher T. Clark unloaded 27,521 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.74, for a total transaction of $1,313,852.54. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Dentsply International (NASDAQ:XRAY) traded down 0.04% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $47.81. 657,762 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Dentsply International has a 52-week low of $40.81 and a 52-week high of $50.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $47.47 and a 200-day moving average of $46.58. The company has a market cap of $6.779 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.04.

Dentsply International (NASDAQ:XRAY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $730.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $747.27 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.52 earnings per share. Dentsply International’s revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Dentsply International will post $2.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

XRAY has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Barrington Research upgraded shares of Dentsply International from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 16th. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Dentsply International in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $50.75.

DENTSPLY International Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY) is a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of dental products.

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