Grifols SA, Barcelona (GRFS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.15 EPS
Grifols SA, Barcelona (NASDAQ:GRFS) released its earnings data on Friday. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.15, Analyst Ratings Net reports.
Grifols SA, Barcelona (NASDAQ:GRFS) opened at 35.62 on Friday. Grifols SA, Barcelona has a 1-year low of $28.57 and a 1-year high of $46.66. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $40.22 and its 200-day moving average is $40.95. The company has a market cap of $24.406 billion and a P/E ratio of 47.20. Grifols SA, Barcelona also was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,067,029 shares, an increase of 30.7% from the July 15th total of 816,568 shares. Currently, 0.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 613,164 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on GRFS shares. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Grifols SA, Barcelona from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a $34.50 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of Grifols SA, Barcelona from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 4th. Finally, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Grifols SA, Barcelona from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Grifols SA, Barcelona presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $41.25.
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