Intuitive Surgical's (ISRG) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays

13 January, 2018, 06:42 | Author: Sherman Richardson

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has risen 15.51% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Intuitive Surgical has a fifty-two week low of $208.24 and a fifty-two week high of $405.05.

According to Intuitive Surgical, Inc.'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 92.58%. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by KMG Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.46% negative EPS growth. (ISRG)'s stock rose 20.10%. Private Harbour Investment Management & Counsel Llc bought 22,212 shares as the company's stock declined 8.91% while stock markets rallied. Cibc World Markets Corp who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $47.48B market cap company. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 1,388,636 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $1,387,000 after purchasing an additional 1,387,952 shares in the last quarter. About 305,954 shares traded.

Shares of Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ ISRG) traded down $2.33 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $419.04. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500. Therefore 66% are positive. Raytheon Company had 69 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 10. The firm has "Buy" rating by Wedbush given on Sunday, September 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.45, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. Bartlett And Ltd Liability Co holds 197 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 0.07% or 709 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRG). 43,496 are held by Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv. Blackrock has invested 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. Fifth Third Savings Bank reported 70 shares. Park Oh invested in 0.04% or 750 shares. Koch Industries Inc owns 1,175 shares or 0.29% of their U.S. portfolio. Comerica Fincl Bank holds 0.02% or 37,791 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Pictet Asset Management reported 216,793 shares. Prudential Public Limited Com accumulated 2,400 shares. Insiders own 2.20% of the company's stock. The stock witnessed 11.63% gains, 19.37% gains and 34.05% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. The companyÂ's Property & Casualty Insurance segment provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, and other types of property and casualty insurance to individuals; and commercial automobile insurance to businesses. This segment distributes its products through independent agents and brokers.

If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. It dropped, as 35 investors sold ISRG shares while 190 reduced holdings.

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Trigran Investments Inc, which manages about $278.36 million and $443.70 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) by 193,277 shares to 741,784 shares, valued at $27.56 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Northland Capital downgraded Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Current price places the company's stock -23.1% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 1.51%, away from the 50-day average and also -2.25% away from 20-day average. Grandfield Dodd Ltd Liability reported 537 shares. Moreover, Century Companies has 0.58% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on ISRG shares. Intuitive Surgical presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $357.44. 15,838 were reported by Meyer Handelman Comm. Kentucky Retirement invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 622 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 9,888 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,955,200. Numeric Invsts Limited Liability Corp holds 0.04% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 6 shares. Mcdaniel Terry & stated it has 325 shares. Therefore 75% are positive.

Insider trading activity is a great indicator of how a stock is performing, so let's take a look at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. raised its holdings in Intuitive Surgical by 300.0% during the 4th quarter. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, October 13 by Wells Fargo. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Monday, September 25 with "Buy" rating. (NYSE:KMG) earned "Buy" rating by Gabelli on Monday, May 1. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan on Friday, July 21 with "Buy". Intuitive Surgical had a net margin of 30.16% and a return on equity of 18.20%. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Monday, October 16 with "Buy" rating. UBS upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, December 21 report. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $110000 target. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by MELTZER MARK J on Tuesday, September 5. The stock was sold at an average price of $398.46, for a total value of $382,123.14. Elkhorn Partners Limited Partnership sold 9,000 shares as the company's stock rose 10.53% with the market. On Tuesday, October 24 BARRATT CRAIG H sold $5.57M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $22 on the company shares. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an "overweight" rating and set a $760.00 price target (up from $750.00) on shares of Intuitive Surgical in a research report on Friday, October 21st. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,524,027 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $2,360,900,000 after purchasing an additional 20,210 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Thursday, June 2.

Sio Capital Management Llc increased Catalyst Biosciences Inc stake by 68,463 shares to 421,635 valued at $2.13 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Medicines Co (Put) (NASDAQ:MDCO) stake by 90,300 shares and now owns 110,000 shares. Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) was raised too.


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