Analyst Rating Update on DENTSPLY International (XRAY)

DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY) : The consensus on DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY) based on 10 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 5 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $5.14 from the average target price of $68.13 for the short term period. 8 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $78 and the most muted being $60.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Piper Jaffray initiates coverage on DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY) . Analysts at the Piper Jaffray have a current rating of Overweight on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on June 13, 2016.

DENTSPLY International (NASDAQ:XRAY): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $59.8, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $60.55 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $59.41 and closed the trading day at $60.55, in the green by 2.00%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,810,190. The stock had closed at $59.36 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The (Exec VP, Mfg & Supply Chain), of Dentsply Sirona Inc., Berthan Rainer had unloaded 6,464 shares at $62.56 per share in a transaction on June 2, 2016. The total value of transaction was $404,388. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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