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Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) CAO Richard G. Keller sold 14,736 shares of Hill-Rom Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.18, for a total transaction of $636,300.48. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 6,017 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $259,814. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

HRC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded shares of Hill-Rom Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. Analysts at Piper Jaffray raised their price target on shares of Hill-Rom Holdings from $40.00 to $43.00 in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.50.

Shares of Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) traded up 1.06% on Thursday, hitting $43.76. The stock had a trading volume of 539,957 shares. Hill-Rom Holdings has a 52-week low of $33.57 and a 52-week high of $44.64. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $40.87 and a 200-day moving average of $38.99. The company has a market cap of $2.511 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.87.

Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $398.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $411.41 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.49 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Hill-Rom Holdings will post $2.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HRC) is a manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient care systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions.

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