PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) insider Andrew Okun sold 2,273 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.86, for a total transaction of $176,975.78. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Andrew Okun also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, December 15th, Andrew Okun sold 12,680 shares of PerkinElmer stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.00, for a total transaction of $912,960.00.
PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) traded down $0.23 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $75.77. 1,114,286 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 664,132. The company has a current ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72. PerkinElmer, Inc. has a twelve month low of $52.25 and a twelve month high of $84.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $8,350.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 53.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 0.76.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 13th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 12th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.37%. PerkinElmer’s payout ratio is 19.86%.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of PerkinElmer in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. They issued an “in-line” rating and a $77.00 target price for the company. Bank of America upgraded shares of PerkinElmer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $78.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. ValuEngine lowered shares of PerkinElmer from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $88.00 target price on shares of PerkinElmer in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on shares of PerkinElmer from $69.00 to $73.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $76.85.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of PKI. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its position in PerkinElmer by 3.5% during the second quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 13,470 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $918,000 after buying an additional 450 shares during the period. Balyasny Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in PerkinElmer during the second quarter valued at about $271,000. AHL Partners LLP boosted its position in PerkinElmer by 180.6% during the second quarter. AHL Partners LLP now owns 50,495 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $3,441,000 after buying an additional 32,499 shares during the period. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. boosted its position in PerkinElmer by 37.5% during the second quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 25,886 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $1,763,000 after buying an additional 7,053 shares during the period. Finally, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd purchased a new stake in PerkinElmer during the second quarter valued at about $440,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.98% of the company’s stock.
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PerkinElmer Company Profile
PerkinElmer, Inc is a provider of products, services and solutions to the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial and laboratory services markets. The Company operates through two segments: Discovery & Analytical Solutions and Diagnostics. The Discovery & Analytical Solutions segment serves the environmental, food, industrial, life sciences research and laboratory services markets.
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