UPDATE: Wells Fargo Upgrades Brady Corp. (BRC) to Overweight

June 8, 2021 5:46 AM EDT
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(Updated - June 8, 2021 6:56 AM EDT)

Wells Fargo analyst Michael McGinn upgraded Brady Corp. (NYSE: BRC) from Equal Weight to Overweight with a price target of $70.00.

The analyst comments "Our revised and Street-high estimates now include the pending acquisitions of Nordic ID and Magicard, as well as higher core sales and margins. We raised our FY '21/ '22/ '23 estimates to $2.68/ $3.20/ $3.40 (vs. $2.65/ $2.90/ $3.00). Our $70 price target (vs. $50) implies 14x and 21x CY '22 earnings and EBITDA, respectively (= 21% upside potential). Importantly, BRC shares are trading 19x next year's earnings (vs. 18-21x historically); however, operating margins have improved every year since FY '16, deeming valuation too compelling to ignore, in our view."

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Shares of Brady Corp. closed at $57.99 yesterday.

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