Gardner Denver (GDI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News coverage about Gardner Denver (NYSE:GDI) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gardner Denver earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2300552202018 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Gardner Denver (NYSE:GDI) traded up $0.77 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $33.38. 947,555 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 909,755. The company has a current ratio of 2.51, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58. Gardner Denver has a one year low of $19.91 and a one year high of $33.57.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on GDI. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Gardner Denver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Tigress Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Gardner Denver in a research report on Monday. Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of Gardner Denver to $36.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price target on shares of Gardner Denver from $34.00 to $36.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, UBS lifted their price objective on shares of Gardner Denver from $28.00 to $33.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.60.

In other Gardner Denver news, major shareholder Fund Holdings L.P. Kkr sold 25,250,880 shares of Gardner Denver stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.43, for a total value of $667,380,758.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders own 1.37% of the company’s stock.

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Gardner Denver Company Profile

Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc is a global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipments and associated aftermarket parts, consumables and services. The Company operates through three business segments: Industry, Energy and Medical. Industry segment designs, manufactures, markets and services a range of air compression, vacuum and blower products.

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