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

Zacks Investment Research lowered Intuitive Surgical from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.06 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that Intuitive Surgical, Inc. will post 7.85 EPS for the current fiscal year. Advsr Limited Liability has 0.02% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. The target price per share suggests a potential downside of -1.09 % from firm's last stock price. About 297,514 shares traded. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Moreover, Hudock Cap Grp Limited Liability Co has 0.04% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $5.89 earnings per share. INTU's profit will be $23.01M for 442.11 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality.

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Among 24 analysts covering Barrick Gold Corp. The firm has "Buy" rating by William Blair given on Tuesday, September 19. Therefore 81% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 59 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to "Overweight" on Thursday, December 17. Wedbush maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 10 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $400.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. (NYSE:PVG) earned "Buy" rating by H.C. Wainwright on Monday, August 14. They set an "in-line" rating and a $380.00 price target for the company. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 7 with "Hold". The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 12 with "Hold". The stock has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, March 15. Oppenheimer maintained Yum! Brands, Inc. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Speculative Buy" on Monday, August 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.22, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 33 investors sold INTU shares while 249 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. Ray Gerald L And Assoc Limited reported 0.2% stake. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 69,868 shares. Levin Capital Strategies Ltd Partnership holds 4,517 shares. Strs Ohio has invested 0.07% in Yum! Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Group Ltd Liability accumulated 5,130 shares. The institutional investor held 24,210 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.44 million, up from 8,530 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 4,168 shares. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt owns 6,600 shares. Corporate insiders own 2.20% of the company's stock. Oh Adv has invested 0.19% in Yum! Wellington Shields And Communications Lc reported 3,200 shares.

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Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $553,240 activity. $616,871 worth of Yum! On Wednesday, August 2 Kiscaden Bradley James sold $376,096 worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) or 350 shares. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 412,170 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $385,532,000 after purchasing an additional 407,038 shares in the last quarter.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "IFM Investors Pty Ltd Invests $1.09 Million in Intuitive Surgical, Inc". Its up 0.02, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 35 investors sold Intuitive Surgical, Inc. shares while 190 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 170 raised stakes. Everence Capital Mgmt reported 887 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Bender Robert & Associates who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $43.01B market cap company. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Mai Mngmt has 213 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 350 are held by Norris Perne And French Llp Mi. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas owns 144,059 shares or 0.14% of their U.S. portfolio. Hsbc Holding Public Ltd Co stated it has 34,435 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Liability Corp holds 0.07% or 15 shares. M&T Bancorp Corp invested 0.05% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). 822 are held by Miles Cap. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in Intuitive Surgical by 96.0% in the fourth quarter. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Gilder Gagnon Howe Llc accumulated 73,376 shares. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.06 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Intuitive Surgical, Inc. will post 7.85 EPS for the current year. Fukoku Mutual Life Ins has 329,078 shares for 1.9% of their portfolio. 21,889 are held by Andra Ap. Swiss Bankshares accumulated 2.71 million shares or 0.58% of the stock. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares. On Tuesday, October 24 Samath Jamie sold $580,535 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Therefore 41% are positive. UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $120 target in Friday, November 20 report. D E Shaw And stated it has 0.04% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Wedbush. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold" on Thursday, October 19. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Sei Invests holds 0.11% or 28,936 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Wednesday, July 22 to "Buy" rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 2 by Vetr. The stock has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 20. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Intuitive Surgical in a research report on Wednesday.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $25.42 million activity. Another trade for 100 shares valued at $108,531 was sold by Whitt Richard R III. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 1,388,636 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $1,387,000 after acquiring an additional 1,387,952 shares in the last quarter. Shares for $97,726 were sold by Myriam Curet on Tuesday, October 24. MELTZER MARK J sold $512,500 worth of stock or 500 shares. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. boosted its holdings in Intuitive Surgical by 3.3% in the second quarter. Also, COO Salvatore Brogna sold 6,082 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. SMITH LONNIE M sold $6.71 million worth of stock or 18,000 shares.

Franklin Resources Inc decreased Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA) stake by 143,391 shares to 148,139 valued at $11.30 million in 2017Q3. (NASDAQ:INTU) or 3,568 shares. Novartis A G (NYSE:NVS) was reduced too.

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