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FEI Company (NASDAQ:FEIC) was upgraded by analysts at Sidoti from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on FEIC. Analysts at DA Davidson upgraded shares of FEI Company from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $4.50 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of FEI Company in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $96.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $100.00. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of FEI Company from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, May 9th. They now have a $95.40 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. FEI Company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $82.25.

Shares of FEI Company (NASDAQ:FEIC) opened at 80.74 on Monday. FEI Company has a 52 week low of $74.98 and a 52 week high of $111.57. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $87.72 and a 200-day moving average of $92.27. The company has a market cap of $3.388 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.10.

FEI Company (NASDAQ:FEIC) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $237.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $235.22 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.72 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that FEI Company will post $3.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

FEI Company, incorporated on May 7, 1953, is a supplier of scientific instruments for nanoscale applications and solutions for industry and science.

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