Dover (DOV) Covered By Barclays with $120.0 Target; Teleflex (TFX) Sellers Decreased By 8.59% Their Shorts

February 15, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Among 23 analysts covering Dover (NYSE:DOV), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Dover has $120 highest and $51 lowest target. $95.31’s average target is -5.15% below currents $100.49 stock price. Dover had 95 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, August 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 8 by Vertical Research. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Bernstein on Monday, August 31. Oppenheimer maintained Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, June 21 by Seaport Global. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 3. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, September 20 by JP Morgan. RBC Capital Markets maintained Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) rating on Wednesday, January 17. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $105.0 target. BMO Capital Markets upgraded Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) on Thursday, June 8 to “Outperform” rating.

Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) had a decrease of 8.59% in short interest. TFX’s SI was 1.07M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 8.59% from 1.17M shares previously. With 258,200 avg volume, 4 days are for Teleflex (NYSE:TFX)’s short sellers to cover TFX’s short positions. The SI to Teleflex’s float is 2.52%. The stock increased 2.36% or $6.01 during the last trading session, reaching $260.96. About 161,450 shares traded. Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) has risen 24.36% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.66% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 23 investors sold Teleflex Incorporated shares while 114 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 39.29 million shares or 3.24% less from 40.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Brown Brothers Harriman has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX). Skyline Asset Mngmt Lp has 59,420 shares. Victory Capital reported 8,488 shares or 0% of all its holdings. First Manhattan Company accumulated 500 shares. Us Bank De reported 15,590 shares. Hightower Ltd Company owns 1,481 shares. Amalgamated Bankshares has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX). Keating Investment Counselors invested in 0.35% or 3,300 shares. 1,800 were accumulated by Glenmede Trust Na. Duncker Streett And Inc reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX). Fisher Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.02% or 48,617 shares. Vanguard Group Inc Incorporated owns 0.04% invested in Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) for 3.82 million shares. Comerica National Bank holds 35,348 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Hemenway Trust Limited Company accumulated 1,300 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc stated it has 133,455 shares.

Teleflex Incorporated designs, develops, makes, and supplies single-use medical devices for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.76 billion. It offers vascular access products consisting of Arrow branded catheters and related devices for critical care therapies, including the administration of intravenous medications and other therapies, the measurement of blood pressure, and withdrawal of blood samples; interventional access products that are used in dialysis, oncology, and critical care therapies; and anesthesia products, such as airway management products under the LMA and Rusch brands, and pain management products under the Arrow brand. It has a 47.7 P/E ratio. The firm also provides surgical products, such as ligating clips and fascial closure systems; bladeless access ports, sutures, and other surgical instruments; and single-use and reusable products for surgical procedures under the Deknatel, Pilling, Kmedic, Hem-o-lok, and Weck brands.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $1.56 million activity. Klasko Stephen K. M.D. also sold $42,350 worth of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) shares. BABICH GEORGE JR had sold 2,500 shares worth $658,450 on Tuesday, January 16.

Among 11 analysts covering Teleflex (NYSE:TFX), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Teleflex had 32 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of TFX in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) earned “Buy” rating by Brean Capital on Friday, July 31. The stock of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 6 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Needham. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, November 14. The company was initiated on Monday, November 30 by Piper Jaffray. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The stock of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) earned “Hold” rating by Leerink Swann on Thursday, June 8. The stock of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Leerink Swann. Jefferies maintained the shares of TFX in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating.

Dover Corporation manufactures and sells a range of equipment and components, specialty systems, software and digital solutions, and support services worldwide. The company has market cap of $15.52 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. It has a 19.51 P/E ratio. The Energy segment provides solutions and services for the production and processing of fuels to drilling and production, bearings and compression, and automation end markets.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $5.83 million activity. STUBBS MICHAEL B sold $818,048 worth of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) on Thursday, October 26. 4,400 shares valued at $419,100 were sold by Goldberg Paul on Thursday, October 26. Another trade for 6,554 shares valued at $624,203 was made by Spurgeon William on Thursday, October 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 33 investors sold Dover Corporation shares while 190 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 130.20 million shares or 1.96% less from 132.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Genesee Valley Tru reported 2,700 shares. Bbva Compass Bankshares Incorporated invested in 0.16% or 26,913 shares. The Minnesota-based Ameriprise has invested 0.03% in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV). Qci Asset Management Ny owns 350 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Savings Bank Of America Corp De holds 6.09 million shares. Fulton Bank & Trust Na holds 3,648 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. The Texas-based Cushing Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.16% in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV). Rockland Tru holds 14,015 shares. Train Babcock Limited Liability owns 0.12% invested in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) for 2,400 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 11,649 shares. Hancock Hldg invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV). Harris L P invested 0.76% in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV). Crawford Invest Counsel stated it has 5,170 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The Missouri-based Commerce Bank has invested 0.07% in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV). Manchester Management stated it has 0.01% in Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV).

The stock increased 0.80% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $100.49. About 32,778 shares traded. Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) has risen 29.68% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.98% the S&P500.

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