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Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at RBC Capital in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,150 ($19.29) target price on the stock. RBC Capital’s target price suggests a potential downside of 8.37% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) opened at 1252.00 on Tuesday. Smiths Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1211.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1535.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1267.81 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1313.. The company’s market cap is £4.935 billion.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a GBX 1,440 ($24.16) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Investec cut their price target on shares of Smiths Group plc from GBX 1,385 ($23.23) to GBX 1,305 ($21.89) in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Smiths Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($21.81) price target on the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Smiths Group plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,330.05 ($22.31).

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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