Wunderlich Just Issued "Buy" Rating on Snap-on Incorporated (SNA)

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The firm's 50-day moving average is $174.95 and its 200 day moving average is $161.23.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. The stock had a trading volume of 432,684 shares. The last stock price is up 5.80% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has increased 0.06% over the same time period.

Snap-On (NYSE:SNA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 2nd. The stock has a market cap of $9.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.64 and a beta of 1.05. Finally, Brinker Capital Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Snap-On during the second quarter worth approximately $203,000. Snap-On had a return on equity of 20.89% and a net margin of 15.93%. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 989 shares of the company's stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 482 shares in the last quarter. Shares registered one year high at $181.73 and the one year low of $130.96. The company reported $2.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.41 by $0.06. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter previous year. There were earnings of $2.22 per share. In the matter of earnings surprises, it can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. ING Groep NV raised its position in shares of Snap-On by 54.6% in the second quarter.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on SNA.

Snap-On Inc (NYSE:SNA) had its stock rating reiterated as "Buy" in a report released by analysts at Wunderlich. Zacks Investment Research lowered Snap-On from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $168.09, for a total value of $3,361,800.00.

In related news, Chairman Nicholas T. Pinchuk sold 20,544 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 22nd. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. The shares were sold at an average price of $163.54, for a total transaction of $790,388.82. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 2,698 shares of the company's stock, valued at $441,230.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 3.40% of the company's stock. In the last three months, insiders have sold 50,889 shares of company stock worth $8,578,934.