Donaldson was the subject of a research note that analysts from StockNews.com published on Thursday.
In the note, the analysts assumed company coverage (NYSE: DCI).
The company gives its “strong-buy” rating to the shares of the industrial products company and recommends that investors purchase them.
Donaldson’s most recent earnings report (NYSE: DCI) was made available to the general public on March 8.
The maker of industrial products reported earnings per share for the quarter of $0.75, which was $0.06 higher than the estimate provided by the market, which was $0.69.
In contrast to the generally accepted forecast of $838.29 million, the company’s most recent quarter’s revenues came in at $828.30 million.
This is the company’s most recent reporting period.
In their financial statements, Donaldson indicated a net margin of 10.45% and a return on equity of 32.35%.
The corporation’s quarterly profits increased by 3.2% throughout the previous year’s business operations. Compared to the previous year’s results for the same quarter, the company’s earnings per share came in at $0.57.
It is anticipated by professionals in the field that Donaldson will generate earnings of $3.05 per share throughout the current fiscal year.
When trading started on Thursday, the price of a share of Donaldson was $62.60.
The ratio of debt to equity comes in at 0.52, the ratio of quick ratio to current ratio is 1.46, and the ratio of current ratio to quick ratio is 2.33.
The company’s market capitalization is $7.59 billion, its price-to-earnings ratio is 21.74, its price-to-earnings-to-growth ratio is 2.00, and its beta coefficient is 1.21.
The moving average for the company over the previous 200 days is $58.20, while the moving average for the previous 50 days is $62.70. Over the previous year, the price of Donaldson has ranged from a low of $46 to a high of $66.96.
Recent discussions on DCI have been held by several knowledgeable people who have offered their perspectives.
Morgan Stanley upgraded Donaldson from an “underweight” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price target on the stock from $66.00 to $70.00 in a research report published on Thursday, March 2. Robert W.
Baird increased their price objective on Donaldson stock from $60.00 to $69.00 in a research note published on Friday, March 3.
The note was made public.
The next piece of information that we have concerning Donaldson is that on March 2, Director James Owens sold 10,800 shares of the company’s stock, which brings us to our next piece of Donaldson-related news.
The sale of the shares resulted in total revenue of $713,664.00, with the average price at which each share could be purchased being $66.08.
Because of the sale, the director owns 14,378 company shares, and the total value is approximately $950,098.24. When you click this link, you will be taken to a document given to the SEC.
This document contains information about the transaction and the presentation given to the SEC.
It was previously reported in the press that Director James Owens sold 10,800 shares of the company’s stock on March 2, and he went ahead and did so.
The total value of the company’s stock that changed hands was $713,664, with each share changing hands for an average price of $66.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now possesses 14,378 shares of the company, which have a combined value of $950,098.24.
Access to the legal file that details the transaction’s disclosure can be gained through the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) website.
This file can be found on the website.
Thomas R. Scalf, the president of the company and the one who sold 4,500 shares of the company’s stock on January 11, 2019, was the one who did both of these things.
A total of $274,500.00 was traded due to the sale of the stock at an average price of $61.00 per share, which brought about the transaction. Following the deal’s conclusion, the company’s president acquired 26,443 company stock shares, which are approximately $1,613,023.
The disclosure about the purchase can be found in this particular location.
The current percentage of the company’s stock held by company insiders is 2.77%.
In recent times, institutional investors have been engaged in purchasing and selling shares in various companies.
During the final three months of 2018, Claro Advisors LLC made a 27.8% purchase of additional Donaldson stock, which brought the total percentage of the company’s stock ownership to 100%. Following the purchase of 1,613 additional shares during the relevant period, Claro Advisors LLC now holds a total of 7,417 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, which have a value of $437,000.
This brings the total number of shares owned by the company to $437,000.
In the last three months of 2018, Voya Investment Management LLC added 12.3% more Donaldson stock to its holdings, bringing the total percentage of the company’s shares it owned to 88.5%. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 115,836 shares after purchasing an additional 12,686 of the industrial products business during the quarter.
The total value of the company’s stock in the investment management firm is currently $6,819,000. Gallagher Benefit Services, INC added a new position in Donaldson worth $491,000 during the final three months of 2018.
Macquarie Group Ltd grew its holdings of Donaldson shares by 20.5% over the final three months of 2018. Following the acquisition of a further 9,184 shares during the period under review, Macquarie Group Ltd now holds a total of 53,936 shares of the stock issued by the industrial products company.
These shares are collectively valued at a sum equal to $3,175,000.
And finally, during the final three months of the year, GHP Investment Advisors INC increased the number of Donaldson shares that comprised the total percentage of shares held by the company by 34.6%.
The total number of shares of the industrial goods company’s stock that GHP Investment Advisors INC currently possesses is 17,130, and their current market value is $1,008,000.
This results in a total of 4,407 additional shares being issued by the company.
An 80.10 percent of the company’s stock is owned by institutional investors who have purchased large blocks of shares.