Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN – Get Rating)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 1,688 ($20.60) and last traded at GBX 1,681 ($20.51), with a volume of 1439698 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,669 ($20.37).
Smiths Group Price Performance
The firm has a market capitalization of £5.95 billion and a PE ratio of 56,033.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 42.85, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a current ratio of 1.73. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,607.29 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 1,547.96.
Insider Activity at Smiths Group
In other Smiths Group news, insider Richard Howes acquired 3,102 shares of Smiths Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,599 ($19.51) per share, for a total transaction of £49,600.98 ($60,525.91). In other news, insider Karin Hoeing purchased 207 shares of Smiths Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,578 ($19.26) per share, for a total transaction of £3,266.46 ($3,985.92). Also, insider Richard Howes purchased 3,102 shares of Smiths Group stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 9th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,599 ($19.51) per share, with a total value of £49,600.98 ($60,525.91).
Smiths Group Company Profile
Smiths Group plc operates as a technology company serving the medical technology, security and defense, general industrial, energy, and space and aerospace markets worldwide. It operates through John Crane, Smiths Detection, Flex-Tek, and Smiths Interconnect divisions. The John Crane division offers mechanical seals, seal support systems, hydrodynamic bearings, packing materials, power transmission couplings, and specialized filtration systems.
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