M&T Bank Decreased Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) Position; Profile of 8 Analysts Covering FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR)

February 23, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Among 11 analysts covering FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. FLIR Systems had 26 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Thursday, February 15. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by Suntrust Robinson. The firm earned “In-Line” rating on Thursday, February 23 by Imperial Capital. SunTrust initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 19 report. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Wednesday, February 15. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, December 1 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 6 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, January 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, December 1. See FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) latest ratings:

15/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $54.0 Maintain
16/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $59.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $61.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $43 Upgrade
26/10/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold Old Target: $37 New Target: $43 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $37.0 Maintain

M&T Bank Corp decreased Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS) stake by 12.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. M&T Bank Corp sold 3,404 shares as Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS)’s stock rose 7.80%. The M&T Bank Corp holds 24,486 shares with $2.49M value, down from 27,890 last quarter. Skyworks Solutions Inc now has $19.55 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $107.12. About 346,465 shares traded. Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) has risen 65.40% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 34 investors sold SWKS shares while 220 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 214 raised stakes. 146.42 million shares or 0.03% less from 146.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cornercap Investment Counsel has invested 0.18% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). D E Shaw invested 0.01% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Rainier Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 38,760 shares. Franklin Res Incorporated reported 396,427 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bluestein R H & reported 3,500 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The Maryland-based Sandy Spring Bank & Trust has invested 0.1% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Mgmt accumulated 7,472 shares. Westpac Bk Corporation reported 10,946 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Moreover, Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has 0.01% invested in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Stifel Fincl Corporation stated it has 43,671 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Proshare Advisors Ltd Com accumulated 95,395 shares. Lmr Partners Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.06% or 5,745 shares in its portfolio. Mirae Asset Glob Invests has 0.02% invested in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Connors Investor Svcs reported 115,823 shares. Holderness has invested 0.27% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS).

Analysts await Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.47 earnings per share, up 10.53% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.33 per share. SWKS’s profit will be $268.26 million for 18.22 P/E if the $1.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual earnings per share reported by Skyworks Solutions, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.97% negative EPS growth.

M&T Bank Corp increased Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) stake by 1.29M shares to 1.29M valued at $143.29 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BND) stake by 150,667 shares and now owns 1.31M shares. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) was raised too.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $6.29 million activity. Another trade for 7,305 shares valued at $704,929 was made by GAMMEL PETER L on Wednesday, December 13. GRIFFIN LIAM sold 2,610 shares worth $260,948. Shares for $395,768 were sold by KING CHRISTINE on Wednesday, September 6.

Among 36 analysts covering Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Skyworks Solutions Inc. had 105 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Friday, January 29. The stock of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Tuesday, October 20. Goldman Sachs upgraded Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) on Wednesday, February 3 to “Buy” rating. B. Riley & Co maintained Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) on Tuesday, February 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Ascendiant Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, October 1. Craig Hallum maintained Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) on Friday, July 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. JP Morgan initiated Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) on Monday, October 24 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 22 with “Market Perform”.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $18.56 million activity. $530,320 worth of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) was sold by MACDONALD ANGUS L on Friday, October 27. The insider CARTER JOHN D sold $530,432. 136,631 shares were sold by LEWIS EARL R, worth $6.47 million. $86,108 worth of stock was sold by HARDING BRIAN E on Monday, October 30. SURRAN THOMAS A also sold $10.00M worth of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) shares. DUCHENE TODD M had sold 9,000 shares worth $423,000. 11,200 shares valued at $530,208 were sold by WYNNE STEVEN E on Friday, October 27.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.56 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 31 investors sold FLIR Systems, Inc. shares while 108 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 135 raised stakes. 122.80 million shares or 1.34% more from 121.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Com reported 16,648 shares. 700 are owned by Global X Management Limited Liability Corporation. Hillsdale Mngmt has invested 0.06% in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR). Fred Alger Mgmt accumulated 165,465 shares. Huntington National Bank reported 1,805 shares. M&T Bancorp, New York-based fund reported 8,153 shares. Fenimore Asset Management Inc holds 1.78% in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) or 1.14 million shares. Us State Bank De accumulated 25,959 shares. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 93,041 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Com, Illinois-based fund reported 21,911 shares. Atlanta Cap Mgmt Company L L C has 0.83% invested in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) for 3.76M shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 49,400 shares. Riverhead Mngmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 32,408 shares. Schwab Charles Invest has 648,932 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 40,905 were reported by American Gp Inc.

FLIR Systems, Inc. develops, designs, makes, and markets thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and threat-detection solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.71 billion. The firm operates in six divisions: Surveillance, Instruments, Security, OEM and Emerging Markets, Maritime, and Detection. It has a 30.84 P/E ratio. The Surveillance segment provides enhanced imaging and recognition solutions for various military, law enforcement, public safety, and other government clients for the protection of borders, troops, and public welfare.

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