Donaldson Company (DCI) Gets a Hold Rating from SunTrust Robinson

By Jason Carr

SunTrust Robinson analyst Charles Brady reiterated a Hold rating on Donaldson Company (DCIResearch Report) on December 5 and set a price target of $56. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $51.42.

According to, Brady is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.5% and a 52.0% success rate. Brady covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Carlisle Companies Incorporated, Thermon Group Holdings Inc, and Circor International.

Donaldson Company has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $54.50, a 6.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on December 5, Stifel Nicolaus also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $53 price target.


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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.