FLIR has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Sterne Agee reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of FLIR Systems in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of FLIR Systems in a research note to investors on Friday, February 22nd. They now have a $27.00 price target on the stock.
Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, and one has assigned a sell rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “hold” and a consensus target price of $27.25.
FLIR Systems traded down 0.11% on Wednesday, hitting $26.30. FLIR Systems has a 52-week low of $17.99 and a 52-week high of $27.16. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $25.. The company has a market cap of $3.895 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.15.
FLIR Systems last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $386.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $396.19 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.49 earnings per share. FLIR Systems’s revenue was down 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. FLIR Systems has set its FY13 guidance at $1.56-1.66 EPS. On average, analysts predict that FLIR Systems will post $1.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, March 8th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. This is a positive change from FLIR Systems’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07.
FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of thermal imaging systems. The Company’s advanced sensors and integrated sensor systems enable the gathering and analysis of information through a variety of applications in commercial, industrial, and government markets worldwide.
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