Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) – A Good Deal Just Got Better

    WIEHOFF JOHN, Director, subtracted 14,400 shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) from its portfolio at the rate of $47.88 per share valuing $689,472 on Jun 06. The insider left behind 52,460 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $55.83, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $57.75. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $50.66 and a 2nd Support Level at $47.41. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) was $53.91. Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) stock has lost -$1.86, or -3.59%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.11, or 0.20%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $7.46, or 16.06%. This year-to-date, Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) shares have gained $10.52, or 24.25%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

    With 126,195 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $6,962,178K. Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) generates $2,845 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $267,200 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -4.89%, a 3-Year Total Return of 23.81%, and a 5-year Total Return of 48.51%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 34.48%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.210 per share on 08/12/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.52%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.84.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 07/19, Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) reported earnings of $0.61 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.60 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 1.67% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 04/19, the reported earnings of $0.58 represented a -0.04 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.62 per share, which was a -6.45% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 10/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.53 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.56 and the low estimate was $0.51. In the year-ago quarter, Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) generated per-share earnings of $0.56. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -5.36%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 7 purchases (196,950 shares in total) and 8 sale (76,775 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 8 insider buys amounting to 211,350 shares and 10 insider sales amounting to 92,093 shares. In the past full year, 32 insider purchases were made (involving 248,935 shares) and 12 insider sell-offs equivalent to 110,493 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) has a Current Ratio of 2.32, a Quick Ratio of 1.64 and a Cash Ratio of 0.37. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 71.76, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 41.78, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 29.72. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 19.51 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 65.86.