Deutsche Bank Maintains GBX 1750.00 PT On Smiths Group PLC (LON:SMIN), Maintains “Buy” Rating; Eii Capital Management Has Lowered Its Digital Realty Trust (DLR) Position

December 7, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Deutsche Bank have a GBX 1750.00 price target on the stock. The price target means a potential upside of 19.62% from Smiths Group PLC (LON:SMIN)‘s current stock price. This rating was released in a report on Thursday morning.

Eii Capital Management Inc decreased Digital Realty Trust Inc (DLR) stake by 16.92% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Eii Capital Management Inc sold 4,500 shares as Digital Realty Trust Inc (DLR)’s stock rose 10.26%. The Eii Capital Management Inc holds 22,100 shares with $2.50 million value, down from 26,600 last quarter. Digital Realty Trust Inc now has $24.07 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $112.64. About 1.00M shares traded. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) has risen 23.90% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.20% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.85% or GBX 12.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1461.5. About 200,258 shares traded. Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) has 0.00% since December 7, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Smiths Group (LON:SMIN), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Smiths Group has GBX 1900 highest and GBX 780 lowest target. GBX 1447.17’s average target is -0.98% below currents GBX 1461.5 stock price. Smiths Group had 139 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 1 to “Sector Performer”. On Thursday, November 26 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 17 report. HSBC maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 16 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Nomura. RBC Capital Markets upgraded Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) rating on Friday, December 11. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Performer” rating and GBX 1050 target. JP Morgan maintained Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) on Wednesday, June 15 with “Overweight” rating. Numis Securities upgraded Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) on Friday, April 22 to “Add” rating. On Tuesday, December 15 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1300 target in Tuesday, September 22 report.

Smiths Group plc designs, manufactures, and sells various services and products for the threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications, and engineered components markets worldwide. The company has market cap of 5.78 billion GBP. It operates through John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, and Flex-Tek divisions. It has a 10.42 P/E ratio. The John Crane division offers engineered services and products comprising mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings, power transmission couplings, and specialist filtration systems.

Analysts await Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $1.52 earnings per share, up 6.29% or $0.09 from last year’s $1.43 per share. DLR’s profit will be $324.79 million for 18.53 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.51 actual earnings per share reported by Digital Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.66% EPS growth.

Among 20 analysts covering Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Digital Realty Trust had 71 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, April 26. The stock of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, September 3. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Hold” on Tuesday, September 26. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, August 12. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 5. As per Thursday, December 8, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 16 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Friday, November 24.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 41 investors sold DLR shares while 182 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 161.43 million shares or 1.78% less from 164.36 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Boston Ltd Com has invested 0.36% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). First Fincl Corporation In owns 400 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Company holds 0.03% or 2,045 shares. Commonwealth Equity Services accumulated 17,032 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt has invested 0.56% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Edgemoor Investment Advsr invested in 0.04% or 2,328 shares. Convergence Invest Lc reported 0.1% stake. Patten Gp Incorporated invested in 568 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Wg Shaheen Dba Whitney Company invested in 0.07% or 1,966 shares. Cap Guardian Co reported 0.34% stake. Moreover, Meeder Asset Management has 0.01% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) for 833 shares. Whittier reported 3,833 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Vanguard Group Incorporated reported 0.16% stake. 91,167 are owned by Hsbc Public Limited Com. Chicago Equity Partners Ltd holds 83,710 shares.

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