Brokerage Firm Rating Update on DENTSPLY International (XRAY)

DENTSPLY International (XRAY) : 10 analysts are covering DENTSPLY International (XRAY) and their average rating on the stock is 2.2, which is read as a Buy. 4 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 6 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

DENTSPLY International (XRAY) : The highest level DENTSPLY International (XRAY) is projected to reach is $82 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $60. The consolidated price target from 7 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $68.86 and the possibility the share price can swing is $6.79.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, In a research note released to the investors, Barrington Research downgrades its rating on DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Market Perform on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Outperform by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on August 8, 2016.

DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $60.89 and the intraday high of $61.49 after having opened at $61.11 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $61.11, a loss of -0.11%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,008,107 shares. The stock failed to cross $61.49 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $61.2.

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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