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ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) Lifted to Buy at StockNews.com

ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE - Get Rating) was upgraded by analysts at StockNews.com from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

ESE has been the subject of a number of other reports. Stephens increased their price objective on shares of ESCO Technologies from $100.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research note on Monday. TheStreet raised shares of ESCO Technologies from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Friday, August 12th.

ESCO Technologies Stock Performance

ESE stock traded up $1.80 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $93.14. 109,887 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 98,822. ESCO Technologies has a 52-week low of $60.03 and a 52-week high of $96.69. The stock has a market cap of $2.41 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.47 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a current ratio of 1.80, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The stock's 50-day moving average is $81.02 and its 200 day moving average is $75.35.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On ESCO Technologies

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in ESCO Technologies by 1.7% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,854,595 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock valued at $209,641,000 after acquiring an additional 47,047 shares in the last quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD grew its stake in ESCO Technologies by 3.4% during the second quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 2,747,370 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock valued at $187,838,000 after acquiring an additional 91,085 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in ESCO Technologies by 1.6% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,343,532 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock valued at $93,942,000 after acquiring an additional 21,496 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its stake in ESCO Technologies by 0.8% during the third quarter. State Street Corp now owns 996,526 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock valued at $73,185,000 after acquiring an additional 8,246 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Geneva Capital Management LLC grew its stake in ESCO Technologies by 4.3% during the third quarter. Geneva Capital Management LLC now owns 858,698 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock valued at $63,063,000 after acquiring an additional 35,391 shares in the last quarter. 94.98% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About ESCO Technologies

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ESCO Technologies Inc produces and supplies engineered products and systems for industrial and commercial markets worldwide. It operates through Aerospace & Defense, Utility Solutions Group, and RF Shielding and Test segments. The Aerospace & Defense segment designs and manufactures filtration products, including hydraulic filter elements and fluid control devices used in commercial aerospace applications; filter mechanisms used in micro-propulsion devices for satellites; and custom designed filters for manned aircraft and submarines.

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