Neil Novich Insider Trading for 7,500 Shares of Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI); Disciplined Growth Investors Has Increased Medidata Solutions (MDSO) Holding By $6.29 Million

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Disciplined Growth Investors Inc increased Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO) stake by 12.2% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc acquired 101,398 shares as Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO)’s stock rose 10.86%. The Disciplined Growth Investors Inc holds 932,254 shares with $58.56 million value, up from 830,856 last quarter. Medidata Solutions Inc now has $4.77B valuation. The stock increased 1.77% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $80.56. About 887,254 shares traded or 37.33% up from the average. Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) has risen 4.39% since July 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.18% the S&P500. Some Historical MDSO News: 15/05/2018 – Medidata Presenting at JPMorgan Conference Tomorrow; 21/05/2018 – Medidata to Showcase Rave Omics with Biomarker Discovery in Oncology Research at Industry Expert Theater Presentation; 01/05/2018 – Idera Pharmaceuticals Increases Operational Efficiency of Global Oncology Program with Medidata Clinical Cloud; 28/03/2018 – Life Science Leaders Gather at Medidata NEXT Basel and Frankfurt to Examine New Opportunities to Improve Clinical Development and Better Patient Lives; 19/04/2018 – MEDIDATA SOLUTIONS INC – FOR FULL YEAR 2018, COMPANY’S GUIDANCE PROVIDED ON FEBRUARY 8, 2018 IS UNCHANGED; 19/04/2018 – MEDIDATA SOLUTIONS INC MDSO.O FY2018 SHR VIEW $1.67, REV VIEW $636.8 MLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 23/04/2018 – DJ Medidata Solutions Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MDSO); 03/05/2018 – Medidata’s Melinda Pautsch Named a “Rising Star” by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association; 19/04/2018 – Medidata Solutions 1Q Net $10.3M; 03/04/2018 – AUSTRALIA NHMRC CLINICAL TRIALS CENTRE PARTNERS WITH MEDIDATA

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.76, from 1.71 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 36 investors sold MDSO shares while 74 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 62.26 million shares or 1.96% more from 61.06 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. First Trust Advisors Ltd Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO). Tocqueville Asset Mngmt LP holds 0.01% or 10,700 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 14,697 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc has invested 0% in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO). The Pennsylvania-based Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Systems has invested 0.01% in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO). 8,141 were accumulated by Amalgamated Commercial Bank. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.01% or 10,196 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO). Prelude Capital Limited Co stated it has 3,759 shares. Asset One Com Ltd reported 0% in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO). State Street Corporation accumulated 1.91 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Old Mutual Global Investors (Uk) accumulated 15,651 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Benjamin F Edwards And reported 216 shares. Eagle Asset Management holds 884,431 shares. Voya Management Limited Co owns 1.08M shares for 0.14% of their portfolio.

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc decreased Manhattan Assocs Inc Com (NASDAQ:MANH) stake by 24,968 shares to 904,178 valued at $37.87 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced L Brands Inc Com (LTD) stake by 46,271 shares and now owns 1.92 million shares. Cheesecake Factory Inc Com (NASDAQ:CAKE) was reduced too.

Among 10 analysts covering Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ:MDSO), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Medidata Solutions has $9800 highest and $68.0 lowest target. $84.30’s average target is 4.64% above currents $80.56 stock price. Medidata Solutions had 14 analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) rating on Monday, January 22. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $83.0 target. Needham maintained the shares of MDSO in report on Friday, April 20 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. On Thursday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MDSO in report on Friday, February 9 with “Overweight” rating. On Wednesday, May 23 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) rating on Tuesday, June 12. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $9800 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty given on Thursday, May 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, February 8. The stock of Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, May 21.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $6.22 million activity. Bergmann Rouven had sold 4,000 shares worth $286,000 on Wednesday, April 18. TAYLOR ROBERT sold $285,681 worth of stock or 3,630 shares. The insider Otner Michael I. sold $728,170. The insider Sherif Tarek sold 26,836 shares worth $1.89M. de Vries Glen Michael had sold 26,836 shares worth $1.88 million on Friday, March 9.

More recent Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Health Insurance Innovations, M/I Homes, Deckers Outdoor, Evertec …” on June 28, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Medidata Solutions acquires SHYFT Analytics for $195M in cash” on June 12, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 15, 2018” with publication date: June 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) to report earnings on August, 29. They expect $1.46 earnings per share, up 15.87% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.26 per share. ADI’s profit will be $541.50 million for 16.42 P/E if the $1.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.45 actual earnings per share reported by Analog Devices, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.69% EPS growth.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits , algorithms, software, and subsystems. The company has market cap of $35.58 billion. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. It has a 33.76 P/E ratio. The firm also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 insider sales for $15.81 million activity. The insider Cotter Martin sold $359,329. $685,905 worth of stock was sold by SICCHITANO KENTON J on Friday, January 12. $917,000 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) shares were sold by STATA RAY. The insider ROCHE VINCENT sold 10,000 shares worth $898,900. On Monday, March 5 the insider SEIF MARGARET K sold $621,810. Wynne Eileen sold $494,136 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Friday, March 16. 4,595 Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) shares with value of $427,657 were sold by Real Peter.

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $95.92. About 2.02 million shares traded. Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has risen 15.92% since July 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.35% the S&P500. Some Historical ADI News: 29/05/2018 – Analog Devices Inc expected to post earnings of $1.38 a share – Earnings Preview; 08/03/2018 – Analog Devices: Acquires Symeo GmbH; 30/05/2018 – Analog Devices quarterly revenue rises 32 pct; 22/04/2018 – DJ Analog Devices Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ADI); 14/05/2018 – Lazard Asset Buys New 1.3% Position in Analog Devices; 30/05/2018 – ANALOG DEVICES SEES 3Q REV. $1.47B TO $1.55B, EST. $1.50B; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Selector Mid Cap Adds Analog Devices, Exits KBR; 07/05/2018 – Analog Devices Names Four Fellows for Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership; 07/05/2018 – DGAP-NEWS: LION E-MOBILITY AG: LION E-MOBILITY AG SIGNS COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH ANALOG DEVICES INC; 25/04/2018 – Analog Devices Opens New Bengaluru Facility

Analog Devices Inc’s director Neil Novich sold 7,500 shares of the ‘s company in a stock market transaction dated 29/06/2018. The reported shares were unloaded at the avg market share price which was $95.9, for a cumulative trade value of $719,228. Neil Novich currently owns 22,740 shares or 0.01% of Analog Devices Inc’s market capitalization. The original Form 4 was made public on 29/06/2018 with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission and is now available for public review here.

Another recent and important Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Analog Devices: Estimates Could Be Too Low” on June 11, 2018.

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