Zacks: Atrion Co. (ATRI) Receives Average Rating of “Strong Sell” from Analysts

Atrion Co. (NASDAQ:ATRI) has received a consensus broker rating score of 5.00 (Strong Sell) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell recommendation.

Zacks has also given Atrion an industry rank of 122 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of Atrion from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Atrion in the 4th quarter worth approximately $269,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas purchased a new stake in shares of Atrion in the 4th quarter worth approximately $323,000. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its position in Atrion by 25.7% during the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 597 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $376,000 after acquiring an additional 122 shares during the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC lifted its position in Atrion by 10.2% during the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 755 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $486,000 after acquiring an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in Atrion by 5,826.7% during the third quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 889 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $598,000 after acquiring an additional 874 shares during the last quarter. 58.84% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Atrion (ATRI) opened at $561.25 on Wednesday. Atrion has a 52-week low of $459.05 and a 52-week high of $694.00. The firm has a market cap of $1,048.14, a P/E ratio of 31.09 and a beta of 0.73.

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About Atrion

Atrion Corporation (Atrion) is engaged in developing and manufacturing products, primarily for medical applications. The Company’s medical products range from fluid delivery devices to ophthalmic and cardiovascular products. Its fluid delivery products include valves that promote infection control and needle safety.

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