Peel Hunt Reaffirms Frontier Smart Technologies Grp Ltd (LON:FST) as Add; Virtus Investment Advisers Increased Its Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Stake

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Virtus Investment Advisers Inc increased Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) stake by 177.38% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Virtus Investment Advisers Inc acquired 1,380 shares as Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG)’s stock rose 11.58%. The Virtus Investment Advisers Inc holds 2,158 shares with $788,000 value, up from 778 last quarter. Intuitive Surgical Inc now has $51.51B valuation. The stock decreased 1.89% or $8.77 during the last trading session, reaching $454.61. About 566,601 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Frontier Smart Technologies Grp Ltd (LON:FST) stock had its Add Rating reconfirmed by equity analysts at Peel Hunt in analysts report revealed to investors and clients on Wednesday, 23 May.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Intuitive Surgical At The Cutting Edge” on May 13, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Does Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Have Any More Room to Run?” published on May 11, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Carve Through Weakness in Mazor Robotics Ltd. Stock With Surgical Precision” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “New Study Shows Robotic-Assisted Surgery Benefits for Inguinal Hernia Repair” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Season’s Biggest Winners And Losers… So Far” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 11.44, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 23 investors sold ISRG shares while 21 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 458 raised stakes. 191.92 million shares or 430.23% more from 36.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.44 million shares. Kelly Lawrence W Assoc Ca owns 144 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 2,953 are held by Bluestein R H And Communications. Natixis holds 0.1% or 35,258 shares in its portfolio. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.02% or 1,035 shares. Invesco has invested 0.18% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0.03% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 55,308 shares. Meeder Asset Management stated it has 12,049 shares. Amer Century Companies accumulated 1.43M shares or 0.52% of the stock. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 3.65M shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 9,135 shares. The Illinois-based Drw Securities Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.06% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Shaker Investments Limited Liability Oh holds 0.51% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 2,100 shares. Mackenzie Financial Corp reported 14,417 shares. First Republic Mgmt holds 0.16% or 67,321 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc has $110000 highest and $290.0 lowest target. $537.86’s average target is 18.31% above currents $454.61 stock price. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 77 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $750 target in Wednesday, July 20 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 18 by Leerink Swann. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $490.0 target in Friday, January 26 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $779 target in Wednesday, July 20 report. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, November 12. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 1. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan. Canaccord Genuity maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Wednesday, October 19. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $800 target.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 insider sales for $117.80 million activity. 1,060 shares were sold by Samath Jamie, worth $485,202 on Friday, April 20. SMITH LONNIE M sold $7.72 million worth of stock or 18,000 shares. On Tuesday, January 30 the insider Myriam Curet sold $113,053. MOHR MARSHALL sold 7,500 shares worth $3.37M. The insider MELTZER MARK J sold $10.39M. On Monday, April 30 the insider GUTHART GARY S sold $16.38 million. RUBASH MARK J sold $430,000 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Tuesday, March 6.

Virtus Investment Advisers Inc decreased Dentsply Sirona Inc stake by 10,410 shares to 46,312 valued at $3.05 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 7,828 shares and now owns 75,833 shares. Honeywell Intl Inc (NYSE:HON) was reduced too.

Frontier Smart Technologies Group Limited, a technology company, exploits, develops, and sells wireless semiconductor chips and embedded solutions in the areas of Internet and cloud-connected applications in the United States, North America, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of 37.41 million GBP. It also offers chips, modules, platforms, software, and apps for consumer and automotive devices, and smart radio devices. It currently has negative earnings.

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