Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

The institutional investor held 1,946 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $710,000, up from 637 at the end of the previous reported quarter. ISRG reached $414.63 on during the last trading session after $0.42 change.Currently Intuitive Surgical, Inc.is uptrending after 58.43% change in last April 16, 2017. The shares were sold at an average price of $433.00, for a total transaction of $10,392,000.00.

Analysts expect Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) to report sales of $766.61 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc decreased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors Nv (NXPI) by 53.85% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Orinda Asset Management Llc bought 70,000 shares as the company's stock declined 17.35% with the market. California State Teachers Retirement System who had been investing in Pacwest Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.08 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $9.61. About 776,548 shares traded. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) has declined 34.49% since April 15, 2017 and is downtrending.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 22 selling transactions for $66.94 million activity. It improved, as 23 investors sold ISRG shares while 21 reduced holdings. Samath Jamie sold $413,172 worth of stock or 964 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares were sold by RUBASH MARK J. Shares for $3.11M were sold by MOHR MARSHALL on Monday, February 5. $1.11 million worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Moreover, Miles Capital has 0.18% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Therefore 57% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Intuitive Surgical from $450.00 to $500.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 14 by Leerink Swann. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Intuitive Surgical from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Sunday, September 6 with "Buy" rating. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $779 target. (NYSE:BLK) on Friday, August 11 with "Outperform" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in 2017 Q4. It also reduced its holding in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) by 67,633 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 246,000 shares, and cut its stake in Fmc Corp (NYSE:FMC). 94 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 191.92 million shares or 430.23% more from 36.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. (NASDAQ:ISRG). One Natl Association owns 0.51% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Ww stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,453 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,870,304.53. Dynamic Advisors Solutions Ltd Liability Company reported 2,220 shares or 0.27% of all its holdings. Intuitive Surgical Inc now has $46.88 billion valuation. Germany-based Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has invested 0.05% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 2,155 shares. Moreover, Pitcairn has 0.57% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Zwj Inv Counsel holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 219,747 shares. (NYSE:BIG). Hightower Advsrs Ltd Company holds 4,094 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 2,912 shares. After $0.25 actual earnings per share reported by Stantec Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 40.00% EPS growth. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited reported 0.21% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by LEVY ALAN J on Tuesday, October 24. 4,256 were reported by Commonwealth Bankshares Of Aus.


Intact Investment Management Inc, which manages about $2.49 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) by 6,100 shares to 2,600 shares, valued at $211,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. Synovus holds 12,322 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes.

On April, 17 WallStreet awaited Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) was reduced too. About 3.43 million shares traded. Private Trust Na invested in 562 shares. State Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 42,971 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 1,813 are held by Commerce Bancshares. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 311,469 shares in the company, valued at approximately $129,103,900.50. Sei Invs has invested 0.96% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Hikari Tsushin invested 1.08% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Bridgewater Associate Ltd Partnership reported 183,774 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 36,241 shares. Avalon Advisors Ltd accumulated 0.48% or 30,683 shares. Altavista Wealth holds 117,099 shares. 107.44 million shares or 2.56% more from 104.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 15,600 were accumulated by Peloton Wealth Strategists.

Live Your Vision Llc, which manages about $217.02M and $298.49 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wisdomtree U.S. Smallcap Dividend Fund (DES) by 24,751 shares to 37,572 shares, valued at $1.11 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. 13,370 shares valued at $1.26M were sold by MARIO ERNEST on Friday, February 23. Therefore 30% are positive. Celgene Corporation had 141 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $12000 target. As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, March 2. Boenning & Scattergood maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, August 10 report. Insiders own 2.20% of the company's stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 16 by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 20 by Citigroup. (NYSE:CYS) on Thursday, December 8 to "Sell" rating.

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