GDI stock: buy or sell?

GDI stock price: $26.22 -1.06% At close on April 13th, 2020

Updated on:
April 13th, 2020


Gardner Denver ended on April 13th at $26.22 and declined a bad -1.06%. On April GDI rocketed a dazzling 7.63%.

Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. provides mission-critical flow control and compression equipment; and associated aftermarket parts, consumables, and services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.

Should I buy GDI stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Gardner Denver stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean GDI will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Gardner Denver stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for GDI stock for the last month.

GDI stock analysis

Daily outlook

Gardner Denver declined a bad -1.06% and closed at $26.22.

Gardner Denver ended on Apr 13th at $26.22 and declined a bad -1.06%. Since last February when GDI stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-7.39 per share (-21.99%). Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on January, GDI price slid a -25.32%. From a daily perspective, GDI is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($22.57, on April) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($27.51, on April) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top GDI might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $27.51 or down under $22.57. On February, GDI hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on February tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

GDI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an outstanding 11.36% in a week early April, Gardner Denver closed this week at $26.22 and depreciated a bad -1.06%. By mid March GDI plunged a hair-raising -17.29% in just one week.

Gardner Denver is in a clear downtrend, marking consecutive falling peaks and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is an opportunity to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Not so far away is the last price record Gardner Denver marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 32.70%. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late February, GDI fell $-12.39 per share (-32.09%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up early January, GDI price slid a -28.59%.

GDI stock chart (weekly)

GDI stock price history

GDI IPO was on May 12th, 2017 at $21.25 per share1. Since then, GDI stock surged a 23.40%, with a yearly average of 7.80%. If you had invested $1,000 in GDI stock in 2017, it would worth $234.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

GDI stock historical price chart

GDI stock reached all-time highs on February with a price of $38.96.

GDI stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' GDI stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Gardner Denver stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Gardner Denver matched the expectations of the experts and reported an EPS of $0.45 per share. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
GDI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a dazzling gain of 13.24% to $2,689.80 million USD. In line, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) escalated to 10.02%, that is $269.40 million.

GDI annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$2,210 M-$-2.20 M-0.1%-
2014$2,570 M16.29%$-135.02 M-5.3%6,037.41%
2015$2,127 M-17.24%$-351.20 M-16.5%160.10%
2016$1,939 M-8.81%$-36.62 M-1.9%-89.57%
2017$2,375 M22.48%$18 M0.8%-150.25%
2018$2,690 M13.24%$269 M10.0%1,364.13%

Quarterly financial results

Gardner Denver posted $712.70 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 3.39% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $94.50 M with a profit margin of 13.26%. Profit margin gained a 2.79% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 10.47%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Gardner Denver sales marked a pretty good gain and jumped a 7.17%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Gardner Denver posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
GDI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$579 M-$-146 M-25.3%-
2017-Q3$650 M12.17%$28 M4.3%-119.14%
2017-Q4$665 M2.37%$144 M21.6%412.86%
2018-Q1$620 M-6.83%$42 M6.8%-70.47%
2018-Q2$668 M7.84%$60 M9.0%42.22%
2018-Q3$689 M3.16%$72 M10.5%19.73%
2018-Q4$713 M3.39%$95 M13.3%30.89%
2019-Q1$620 M-12.96%$47 M7.6%-50.16%

Gardner Denver ownership

Having a look at Gardner Denver ownership structure gives valuable information about the company and its governance (insider ownership) or the amount of investors that are on the short side.

Gardner Denver shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Gardner Denver:

Market cap$0.0 M
Total shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

GDI summary

Monday, April 13th, 2020
Day range$25.63 - $26.94
Previous close$26.50
Session gain-1.06%
Average true range$1.98
50d mov avg$29.18
100d mov avg$32.14
200d mov avg$31.57
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lt02a

Gardner Denver performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. In the following table, we compare Gardner Denver to :
GDIGardner Denver-26.10%-15.01%-3.18%

Gardner Denver competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Gardner Denver competitor. This doesn't mean Gardner Denver does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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