962 Shares in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAY) Bought by Wipfli Financial Advisors LLC

Wipfli Financial Advisors LLC acquired a new position in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAYGet Rating) in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm acquired 962 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock, valued at approximately $27,000.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in XRAY. Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 8,879 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $318,000 after buying an additional 274 shares during the period. Park Avenue Securities LLC raised its holdings in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 6,403 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $229,000 after buying an additional 280 shares during the period. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust raised its holdings in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 33.8% during the 2nd quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 1,224 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 309 shares during the period. S&CO Inc. raised its holdings in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. S&CO Inc. now owns 85,747 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $3,063,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the period. Finally, Diversified Trust Co raised its holdings in shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA by 2.5% during the 3rd quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 19,140 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $543,000 after buying an additional 472 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.52% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts recently commented on XRAY shares. The Goldman Sachs Group dropped their target price on DENTSPLY SIRONA from $41.00 to $34.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. William Blair upgraded DENTSPLY SIRONA from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 11th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on DENTSPLY SIRONA from $42.00 to $39.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 15th. Evercore ISI lifted their price objective on DENTSPLY SIRONA to $34.00 in a report on Thursday, November 17th. Finally, StockNews.com started coverage on DENTSPLY SIRONA in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.70.

DENTSPLY SIRONA Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ XRAY opened at $36.97 on Friday. DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. has a twelve month low of $26.48 and a twelve month high of $58.70. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48. The company has a market capitalization of $7.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.97 and a beta of 0.87. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $32.15 and a 200-day simple moving average of $32.42.

DENTSPLY SIRONA (NASDAQ:XRAYGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 14th. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.59 by ($0.18). DENTSPLY SIRONA had a negative net margin of 20.81% and a positive return on equity of 9.63%. The firm had revenue of $947.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.68 earnings per share. DENTSPLY SIRONA’s revenue was down 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts expect that DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. will post 1.96 earnings per share for the current year.

DENTSPLY SIRONA Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 13th. Investors of record on Friday, December 30th were given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 29th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.35%.

DENTSPLY SIRONA Company Profile

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DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc manufactures and sells various dental products and technologies for professional dental market worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Technologies & Equipment, and Consumables. The Technologies & Equipment segment provides dental equipment, such as treatment centers, imaging equipment, motorized dental handpieces, and other instruments for dental practitioners and specialists; dental CAD/CAM technologies for dental offices to support various digital dental procedures, including dental restorations; dentist-directed clear aligner solutions, SureSmile, and direct-to-consumer clear aligner solutions, as well as high frequency vibration technology device; implants; and urology catheters and other healthcare-related consumable products.

Further Reading

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for DENTSPLY SIRONA (NASDAQ:XRAY)

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