Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) Shares Acquired by UBS Group AG

UBS Group AG lifted its stake in shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCIFree Report) by 83.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 382,770 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 174,193 shares during the period. UBS Group AG owned 0.32% of Donaldson worth $25,014,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Fortitude Family Office LLC acquired a new position in shares of Donaldson during the 4th quarter worth approximately $27,000. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Donaldson during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $27,000. Lindbrook Capital LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Donaldson by 58.2% during the 4th quarter. Lindbrook Capital LLC now owns 473 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $31,000 after purchasing an additional 174 shares during the last quarter. Blue Trust Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Donaldson by 65.5% during the 4th quarter. Blue Trust Inc. now owns 753 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $45,000 after purchasing an additional 298 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Signaturefd LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Donaldson by 28.2% during the 3rd quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 783 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $47,000 after purchasing an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. 82.81% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several analysts have recently commented on DCI shares. StockNews.com raised shares of Donaldson from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 7th. Robert W. Baird lifted their price target on shares of Donaldson from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Donaldson currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $67.50.

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Donaldson Stock Down 1.8 %

Shares of NYSE DCI opened at $72.85 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $8.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.73, a PEG ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 1.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Donaldson Company, Inc. has a 52-week low of $57.05 and a 52-week high of $75.98. The business’s 50 day moving average is $73.84 and its two-hundred day moving average is $68.31.

Donaldson (NYSE:DCIGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $876.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $874.34 million. Donaldson had a return on equity of 28.52% and a net margin of 10.82%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.75 earnings per share. Research analysts predict that Donaldson Company, Inc. will post 3.28 EPS for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling at Donaldson

In other Donaldson news, President Thomas R. Scalf sold 7,680 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.09, for a total value of $545,971.20. Following the sale, the president now owns 34,334 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,440,804.06. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other Donaldson news, President Thomas R. Scalf sold 7,680 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.09, for a total value of $545,971.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now owns 34,334 shares in the company, valued at $2,440,804.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Willard D. Oberton sold 4,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.54, for a total transaction of $330,930.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 27,685 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,035,954.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 79,407 shares of company stock valued at $5,817,942 over the last quarter. 2.58% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Donaldson Company Profile

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Donaldson Company, Inc manufactures and sells filtration systems and replacement parts worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Mobile Solutions, Industrial Solutions, and Life Sciences. Its Mobile Solutions segment provides replacement filters for air and liquid filtration applications, such as air filtration systems; liquid filtration systems for fuel, lube, and hydraulic applications; exhaust and emissions systems and sensors; indicators; and monitoring systems.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Donaldson (NYSE:DCI)

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