Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) in the last few weeks:

  • 2/8/2018 – IHS Markit was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “IHS Markit Ltd. provides information, analytics and solutions to customers. It serves business, finance and government. IHS Markit Ltd., formerly known as Markit Ltd., is based in LONDON, United Kingdom. “
  • 2/7/2018 – IHS Markit was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “IHS Markit Ltd. provides information, analytics and solutions to customers. It serves business, finance and government. IHS Markit Ltd., formerly known as Markit Ltd., is based in LONDON, United Kingdom. “
  • 2/1/2018 – IHS Markit was upgraded by analysts at William Blair from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating.
  • 1/30/2018 – IHS Markit was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 1/19/2018 – IHS Markit had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/17/2018 – IHS Markit had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a $54.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/17/2018 – IHS Markit had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/17/2018 – IHS Markit had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $54.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/16/2018 – IHS Markit had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.
  • 1/16/2018 – IHS Markit was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $53.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “IHS Markit Ltd. provides information, analytics and solutions to customers. It serves business, finance and government. IHS Markit Ltd., formerly known as Markit Ltd., is based in LONDON, United Kingdom. “
  • 1/11/2018 – IHS Markit was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating.
  • 1/10/2018 – IHS Markit was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “IHS Markit Ltd. provides information, analytics and solutions to customers. It serves business, finance and government. IHS Markit Ltd., formerly known as Markit Ltd., is based in LONDON, United Kingdom. “
  • 1/3/2018 – IHS Markit was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “IHS Markit Ltd. provides information, analytics and solutions to customers. It serves business, finance and government. IHS Markit Ltd., formerly known as Markit Ltd., is based in LONDON, United Kingdom. “
  • 12/20/2017 – IHS Markit had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock.

IHS Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ INFO) opened at $45.21 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $17,840.00, a P/E ratio of 45.21, a P/E/G ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 0.83. IHS Markit Ltd. has a 12-month low of $37.82 and a 12-month high of $49.19. The company has a current ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.

IHS Markit (NASDAQ:INFO) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 16th. The business services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.10. IHS Markit had a net margin of 11.58% and a return on equity of 8.98%. The firm had revenue of $944.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $912.65 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.48 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that IHS Markit Ltd. will post 1.84 earnings per share for the current year.

In other IHS Markit news, Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin sold 66,871 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.46, for a total transaction of $3,173,697.66. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 338,776 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,078,308.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Todd S. Hyatt sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.40, for a total transaction of $1,185,000.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 415,128 shares in the company, valued at $19,677,067.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 208,562 shares of company stock worth $9,923,853 over the last three months.

IHS Markit Ltd., formerly Markit Ltd., is a provider of critical information and analytics for the major industries, financial markets and governments. The Company operates through four segments: Resources, Transportation, Consolidated Markets & Solutions (CMS) and Financial Services. The Resources segment includes its energy and chemicals product offerings.

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