DENTSPLY International (XRAY) Shares are Down -1.56%

DENTSPLY International (XRAY) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on DENTSPLY International (XRAY), hence the stock is down -4.07% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.62% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -3.08% and the stock has fallen -1.56% in the past 1 week.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.88% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.94%. DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $60.94 with an intraday high of $61.42. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $60.83. However, the stock managed to close at $61.02, a loss of 0.68% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $61.44. The total traded volume of the day was 802,110 shares.


The company Insiders own 2.2% of DENTSPLY International shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -16.44% . Institutional Investors own 93.71% of DENTSPLY International shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -16.44%. Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Barrington Research downgrades its outlook on DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY). The current rating of the shares is Market Perform, according to the research report released by the firm. Previously, the company had a rating of Outperform. The rating by the firm was issued on August 8, 2016.

DENTSPLY International Inc. is a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of consumable dental products for the professional dental market. It operates through three segments: Dental Consumable and Certain International Businesses; Dental Specialty and Laboratory and Certain Global Distribution Businesses, and Healthcare and Emerging Markets Businesses. All the segments are primarily engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of dental and medical products in four product categories. Its Dental Consumable Products consist of dental supplies and devices and small equipment used in dental offices. Its Dental Laboratory Products are used in the preparation of dental appliances by dental laboratories. Its Dental Specialty Products are specialized treatment products used within the dental office and laboratory settings. Its Consumable Medical Device Products consist mainly of urology catheters, certain surgical products, medical drills and other products.

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