Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) was upgraded by research analysts at UBS AG from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on FLOW. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “sell” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of Flow International Corp in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Flow International Corp in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Flow International Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Wolfe Research began coverage on shares of Flow International Corp in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of Flow International Corp in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Flow International Corp has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.40.

Shares of Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) opened at 34.32 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $36.97 and its 200 day moving average price is $35.87. Flow International Corp has a one year low of $22.34 and a one year high of $40.66. The company has a market cap of $1.44 billion and a PE ratio of 286.00.

Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $498 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $499.28 million. The company’s revenue was down 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.46 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Flow International Corp will post $0.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in FLOW. Rex Capital Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Flow International Corp during the first quarter valued at approximately $315,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Flow International Corp during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $863,000. Karp Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in Flow International Corp during the first quarter valued at approximately $2,091,000. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in Flow International Corp by 1.7% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 61,227 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,258,000 after buying an additional 996 shares during the period. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in Flow International Corp by 6.9% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 83,182 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,068,000 after buying an additional 5,370 shares during the period.

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