Dover (DOV) to Release Earnings on Friday

Dover (NYSE:DOV) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Friday, April 27th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.15 per share for the quarter. Dover has set its FY18 guidance at $5.73-5.93 EPS.

Dover (NYSE:DOV) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The industrial products company reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.04 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2 billion. Dover had a return on equity of 15.24% and a net margin of 10.37%. Dover’s revenue was up 13.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.03 EPS. On average, analysts expect Dover to post $6 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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Shares of DOV stock opened at $96.00 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a current ratio of 1.40 and a quick ratio of 1.01. The stock has a market capitalization of $14,515.89, a PE ratio of 23.82, a P/E/G ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.30. Dover has a one year low of $76.47 and a one year high of $109.06.

In other news, SVP Patrick Burns purchased 510 shares of Dover stock in a transaction on Friday, March 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of $97.51 per share, with a total value of $49,730.10. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 1,883 shares in the company, valued at approximately $183,611.33. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Paul Goldberg sold 3,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $102.00, for a total value of $336,600.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 4,545 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $463,590. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 19,897 shares of company stock valued at $2,031,745. 2.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of analysts have recently commented on DOV shares. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Dover in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised Dover from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $116.00 price target for the company in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Seaport Global Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price target on shares of Dover in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $105.00 price target on shares of Dover in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $112.00 price target (up from $100.00) on shares of Dover in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Thirteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Dover currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.00.

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Dover Company Profile

Dover Corporation provides equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. The Energy segment provides solutions and services for the production and processing of fuels for drilling and production, bearings and compression, and automation end markets.

Earnings History for Dover (NYSE:DOV)

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