Donaldson Company (DCI) Gets a Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

By Carrie Williams

In a report released yesterday, Nathan Jones from Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a Hold rating on Donaldson Company (DCIResearch Report), with a price target of $53. The company’s shares opened today at $50.23.

According to TipRanks.com, Jones is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 2.9% and a 50.3% success rate. Jones covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Gardner Denver Holdings Inc, Lincoln Electric Holdings, and Watts Water Technologies.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Donaldson Company with a $60.67 average price target, implying a 20.8% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Oppenheimer also assigned a Hold rating to the stock.

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Based on Donaldson Company’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending October 31, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $73.8 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $60.9 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 127 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in September 2018, Willard Oberton, a Director at DCI sold 14,400 shares for a total of $818,640.

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Donaldson Co., Inc. engages in the manufacture of filtration systems and replacement parts. It operates through the Engine Products and Industrial Products segments.