Steris (STE) Initiated with a Hold at Needham

By Carrie Williams

Needham analyst Michael Matson initiated coverage with a Hold rating on Steris (STEResearch Report) today. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $165.43, close to its 52-week high of $168.98.

According to, Matson is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.5% and a 62.0% success rate. Matson covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Axonics Modulation Technologies, Cardiovascular Systems, and Zimmer Biomet Holdings.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Steris is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $170.00.

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The company has a one-year high of $168.98 and a one-year low of $105.69. Currently, Steris has an average volume of 728.6K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 48 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock.

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STERIS Plc (Ireland) engages in the manufacture of medical and surgical equipment. The company was founded on December 22, 2016 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.