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Franks International NV (NYSE:FI) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Analyst RN reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $28.25.

FI has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Franks International NV in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $25.00. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Franks International NV in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $28.00. Finally, analysts at Global Hunter Securities downgraded shares of Franks International NV from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $29.00.

In other Franks International NV news, Insider John W. Sinders, Jr. bought 15,000 shares of Franks International NV stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 12th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $20.45 per share, for a total transaction of $306,750.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Franks International NV (NYSE:FI) traded down 0.57% on Tuesday, hitting $20.174. The stock had a trading volume of 62,642 shares. Franks International NV has a one year low of $19.94 and a one year high of $32.70. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $22.21 and its 200-day moving average is $23.66. The company has a market cap of $3.097 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.78.

Franks International NV (NYSE:FI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $272.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $277.99 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Franks International NV will post $1.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 27th.

Frank’s International NV is a global provider of engineered tubular services to the oil and gas industry.

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