Donaldson Company Inc. (NYSE:DCI) went down by -2.49% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Wednesday’s trading session. The share price of the Specialty Industrial Machinery giant went up by $45.36 to trade ended Wednesday trading at $46.52. This is down from the $46.52 price recorded on Tuesday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, DCI is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $60.00 and further from the lowest price target of $49.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with DCI down by -21.28% year-to-date.
Donaldson Company Inc. (DCI) started the day trading at $46.64 and recorded an intraday high of $46.8. It also recorded an intraday low of $45.3 during Wednesday’s trading session. Donaldson Company Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -28.99% of the average daily trading volume on Wednesday. The stock’s trading volume on Wednesday was 455027, which is less than -28.99 of the total average daily trading volume of 586.93K.
Donaldson Company Inc. (NYSE:DCI) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in DCI’s stock price on Wednesday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of DCI currently stands at $58.32, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 22.22%. However, DCI’s current trading price is -45.95% lower than the 52-week low price of $31.08. In terms of trading volume, Donaldson Company Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 455027 shares of Donaldson Company Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Wednesday, which is less than -28.99% of the 586.93K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. DCI’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -9.66%, while the stock has gone down by -21.28% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of DCI currently stands at 25.72%, and it is down by -7.50% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 5.29%. At the time of writing DCI’s report, the company has a total market cap of $5.56B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Donaldson Company Inc. also has over 14100 employees all over the world.
DCI Insider Activities
For Donaldson Company Inc., insiders hold 82.00% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 0.10%. During that period, insiders bought 53,196 shares in 18 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 58,606 of their shares in 10 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Donaldson Company Inc. now hold 491.9k shares, which is over 81.99% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the DCI shares, as they control 0.39% of the company’s total stock.
DCI Fundamental Analysis
For Donaldson Company Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.10. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 1.99. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 8.00% after surging by 4.50% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Donaldson Company Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.44, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 4.50% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Donaldson Company Inc.’s stock currently stands at 19.60%, and it has a net profit margin of 9.30%. The operating margin of the company is 13.50%, and its gross margin is 33.70%.
DCI Analysts Prediction
Stifel reiterate their Hold position on the stock ($50 and $53) and Stifel reiterate their Hold position on the stock ($48 and $45).
Analysts at Stifel believe that DCI is Hold, and they have a price target of between $45 and $48.
At the moment, Donaldson Company Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.84, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.78.
DCI Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of DCI currently stands at -3.09%, while the SMA50 is 0.09%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -8.13% ahead of Wednesday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 48.24, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 21.65.