Insider Selling: Orthofix Medical Inc (OFIX) Insider Sells 7,000 Shares of Stock

Orthofix Medical Inc (NASDAQ:OFIX) insider Kimberley A. Elting sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.05, for a total transaction of $427,350.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 22,740 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,388,277. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

OFIX opened at $62.37 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1.15 billion, a PE ratio of 33.33, a PEG ratio of 3.59 and a beta of 0.30. Orthofix Medical Inc has a one year low of $50.41 and a one year high of $63.57.

Orthofix Medical (NASDAQ:OFIX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 29th. The medical device company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $111.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $110.65 million. Orthofix Medical had a net margin of 1.45% and a return on equity of 10.97%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 EPS. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Orthofix Medical Inc will post 1.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Quadrant L P CA purchased a new position in shares of Orthofix Medical during the 3rd quarter valued at $122,000. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. bought a new stake in shares of Orthofix Medical during the 2nd quarter worth $224,000. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS bought a new stake in shares of Orthofix Medical during the 2nd quarter worth $227,000. Suntrust Banks Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Orthofix Medical during the 1st quarter worth $256,000. Finally, Hartford Investment Management Co. bought a new stake in shares of Orthofix Medical during the 2nd quarter worth $269,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.64% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on OFIX shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Orthofix Medical from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, September 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Orthofix Medical from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 12th. Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their price target on shares of Orthofix Medical to $66.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Orthofix Medical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 9th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $67.67.

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Orthofix Medical Company Profile

Orthofix Medical Inc, a medical device company, provides musculoskeletal healing products and value-added services worldwide. It operates through four segments: BioStim, Extremity Fixation, Spine Fixation, and Biologics. The BioStim segment manufactures, distributes, and provides support services for bone growth stimulator devices that enhance bone fusion and are indicated as treatment to enhance fusion success rates in cervical and lumbar spine, as well as a therapeutic treatment for non-spine fractures.

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