Medtronic plc (MDT): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure

Medtronic plc (MDT) : 14 Wall Street analysts covering Medtronic plc (MDT) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $88.11. The maximum price target given is $98 and the minimum target for short term is around $56, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $10.8.

Medtronic plc (MDT) has witnessed a drop of 11.6% or 1,948,950 shares in its short figure. The short interest diminution took it from 16,845,633 on June 15,2016 to 14,896,683 on June 30,2016. In terms of floated shares, the short interest was calculated to be 1.1%. The days to cover are 3 given that the daily volume averaged 5,667,949 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 12th.

Also, Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm SunTrust Robinson Humphrey maintains its rating on Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). The rating major has initiated the coverage with buy rating on the shares. The Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey raises the price target from $93 per share to $98 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on June 13, 2016.


Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $89.19, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $89.24 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $88.66 and closed the trading day at $88.83, in the green by 0.09%. The total traded volume for the day was 3,675,967. The stock had closed at $88.75 in the previous days trading.

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.

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