Cantor Fitzgerald Keeps Their Buy Rating on Wright Medical Group (WMGI)

By Austin Angelo

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Craig Bijou reiterated a Buy rating on Wright Medical Group (WMGIResearch Report) today and set a price target of $35. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $28.60.

Bijou said:

“We reiterate our Overweight rating and a 12-month price target of $35 on shares of WMGI. We think WMGI is positioned to outperform expectations in 2018 with multiple drivers across each of its three primary segments (lower extremities, upper extremities, and biologics) to accelerate growth. We see WMGI’s valuation as attractive, as we expect innovative products to help WMGI to capitalize on the evolving market trends. Valuation Summary We base our $35 price target on a ~5.5x EV/Sales multiple on our 2019 sales estimate.”

According to TipRanks.com, Bijou is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -1.3% and a 43.6% success rate. Bijou covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Ra Medical Systems Inc, and Integra Lifesciences.

Wright Medical Group has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $34.50, representing a 20.6% upside. In a report issued on January 7, Needham also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $35 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $30.75 and a one-year low of $19.01. Currently, Wright Medical Group has an average volume of 1.37M.

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Wright Medical Group NV operates as a global medical device company, which engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of biologic products. It provides surgical solutions for the foot and ankle market and its products include large joint implants for the hip and knee, extremity implants for the shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist and foot and biologic products, including bone graft substitutes. The company was founded by Frank O. Wright in 1950 and is headquartered in Arlington, TN.