Timken Company (TKR) Gets a Hold Rating from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley analyst Courtney Yakavonis maintained a Hold rating on Timken Company (TKR) today and set a price target of $64.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $58.94, close to its 52-week high of $61.82.

According to TipRanks.com, Yakavonis is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -2.8% and a 31.4% success rate. Yakavonis covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, Caterpillar, and Cummins.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Timken Company is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $64.80.

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Timken Company’s market cap is currently $4.6B and has a P/E ratio of 13.90. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 28.14.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 83 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of TKR in relation to earlier this year.

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The Timken Co. engages in the engineering, manufacturing and marketing of bearings and power transmission products. It offers gearboxes, belts, chain, lubrication systems, couplings, industrial clutches and brakes. It operates through the Mobile Industries and Process Industries segments. The Mobile Industries segment serves OEM customers that manufacture off-highway equipment for the agricultural, mining and construction markets; on-highway vehicles including passenger cars, light trucks, and medium- and heavy-duty trucks; rail cars and locomotives; outdoor power equipment; and rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft. The Process Industries segment handles OEM and end-user customers in industries that place heavy demands on the fixed operating equipment they make or use in heavy and other general industrial sectors. The company was founded by Henry Timken in 1899 and is headquartered in North Canton, OH.

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