Investment analysts working at Jefferies Financial Group have already increased the EPS estimates for the stocks of DHR in a 23rd April research note. B. Couillard, the main analyst from the brokerage has already predicted an EPS of $2.13 for this quarter, which is quite an increase from the previous EPS of $1.86. The rating for the company is buy, with a price target of $290.
The Quarterly Estimates Of DHR
DHR previously updated its quarterly earnings on the 21st of April. The company had reported an EPS of $2.52 for this quarter which is more than the consensus estimate of $1.67. The return on equity for the company is 12.94%, with an 18.05% net margin. The revenue generated by the company during this quarter was $6.87 billion, with several analysts’ estimates set at $6.12 billion.
There have been quite a few research equities that have commented on the stocks of DHR. Citigroup has already increased the price target of the company from $275 to $315 in a Friday research report. Zacks Investment Research has also reduced the rating of the company from hold to sell with a price target of $241 in a 9th April research note.
KeyCorp has also increased the price target of the company from $280 to $315 with a rating of overweight in a Friday research report. Barclays has also put up a rating of overweight, along with a price target set at $260 in an 8th March research report. In the end, Credit Suisse Group has also put up a rating of outperform with a price target of $264 in a 14th January research report.
One of the investment analysts covering the firm has already given it a rating of sell, while two others have given it a rating of hold. Twelve others have issued it with a rating of buy. Currently, DHR has a buy rating with a $263.13 price target.