Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) to Buy in a statement released earlier today.
- Updated: October 16, 2016
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has upgraded Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) to Buy in a report released on 10/11/2016.
Yesterday Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) traded -1.72% lower at $163.04. Henry Schein, Inc.’s 50-day moving average is $162.17 and its 200-day moving average is $170.06. The last stock price is down -9.82% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the same time period. 1,731,072 shares of HSIC traded, up from an average trading volume of 541,109
With a total market value of $0, Henry Schein, Inc. has price-earnings ratio of 25.98 with a one year low of $142.64 and a one year high of $183.00 .
In addition to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reporting its target price, a total of 10 brokers have issued a report on the stock. The consensus target price is $171.80 with 5 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, one brokerage rating the company a buy, eight brokerages rating the company a hold, zero brokerages rating the company a underperform, and lastly zero brokerages rating the stock a sell.
Brief Synopsis On Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)
Henry Schein, Inc. is a provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company's segments include healthcare distribution, and technology and value-added services. The healthcare distribution segment aggregates its global dental, animal health and medical operating segments. This segment distributes consumable products, equipment, pharmaceuticals, infection-control products and vitamins. Its global dental group serves office-based dental practitioners, schools and other institutions. The technology and value-added services segment group provides software, technology and other value-added services to health care practitioners. Its technology group offerings include practice management software systems for dental and medical practitioners and animal health clinics. Its value-added practice solutions include financial services on a non-recourse basis, e-services, as well as education services for practitioners.
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