Medtronic PLC (MDT) was Initiated by Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey to “Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $93. Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 25, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Medtronic PLC. Company shares were Reiterated by Needham on Apr 5, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 90 from a previous price target of $88 .Medtronic PLC was Initiated by Nomura to “Buy” on Mar 17, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by Needham on Mar 2, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 88 from a previous price target of $91 .
On the company’s financial health, Medtronic PLC reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Mar 1, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $1.06. The company had revenue of $6934.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6990.00 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.01 EPS.
Medtronic PLC opened for trading at $78.65 and hit $79.31 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $78.99, with a gain of 0.60% or 0.47 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 36,52,136 shares. Company has a market cap of $142,264 M.
In a different news, on Apr 5, 2016, Richard Kuntz (SrVP & Chief Scien, Clin, Reg) sold 4,000 shares at $75.22 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 22, 2016, Shirley A Jackson (director) sold 1,238 shares at $75.60 per share price. On Mar 21, 2016, Omar Ishrak (Chairman & CEO) sold 23,799 shares at $76.51 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Medtronic plc (Medtronic) is a medical technology and services company. The Company develops manufactures and markets its medical devices and technologies to hospitals physicians clinicians and patients in approximately 160 countries. The Company operates in four segments: Cardiac and Vascular Group Minimally Invasive Technologies Group Restorative Therapies Group and Diabetes Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group segment includes Cardiac Rhythm & Heart Failure Coronary & Structural Heart and Aortic & Peripheral Vascula. Its Minimally Invasive Technologies Group segment includes Surgical Solutions and Patient Monitoring and Recovery. Its Restorative Therapies Group segment includes Spine Neuromodulation Surgical Technologies and Neurovascular. Its Diabetes Group segment includes Intensive Insulin Management Non-Intensive Diabetes Therapies and Diabetes Services & Solutions. Medtronic Inc. is a subsidiary of the Company.