Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas Has Boosted Microsoft (MSFT) Stake By $1.09 Million; 14 Analysts Covering Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

January 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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 had 60 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Monday, September 25 with “Buy”. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, July 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by BTIG Research. Leerink Swann maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Thursday, January 14 with “Outperform” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 2 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Friday, July 21 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Canaccord Genuity. See Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) latest ratings:

10/01/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $410.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $380.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: In-Line New Target: $380 Initiates Coverage On
16/11/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $359.33 New Target: $432 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $290.0 Maintain
20/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $1000 New Target: $370 Maintain
20/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $400.0 Maintain
20/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $383 New Target: $390 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy

Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas increased Microsoft (MSFT) stake by 7.63% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas acquired 14,788 shares as Microsoft (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas holds 208,557 shares with $15.54 million value, up from 193,769 last quarter. Microsoft now has $695.39 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.03% or $1.79 during the last trading session, reaching $90.14. About 25.62 million shares traded or 12.00% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

The stock increased 2.63% or $11.03 during the last trading session, reaching $431.1. About 896,456 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 39.52% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.07 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. 36.20 million shares or 0.41% more from 36.05 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kings Point Cap Mngmt holds 34 shares. Regions Corporation stated it has 0.04% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Aviva Public Limited Company reported 23,591 shares. Trust Of Virginia Va stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). 1,346 were reported by Bb&T Ltd. Koch Indus invested in 1,175 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 709 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Iberiabank invested in 2,145 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Main Street Rech Limited Liability Company holds 233 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Susquehanna Intl Group Llp holds 0% or 5,519 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 116,200 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Atika Cap Mgmt Lc reported 22,500 shares stake. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0.14% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Bridgecreek Management Ltd Liability Company holds 10,940 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 26,100 shares.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. The company has market cap of $48.30 billion. The companyÂ’s da Vinci surgical System translates a surgeonÂ’s natural hand movements, which are performed on instrument controls at a console into corresponding micro-movements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small incisions or ports. It has a 55.65 P/E ratio. The Company’s da Vinci surgical system include surgeonÂ’s consoles, patient-side carts, 3-D vision systems, da Vinci skills simulators, da Vinci Xi integrated table motions, and Firefly fluorescence imaging products that enable surgeons to perform various surgical procedures, including gynecologic, urologic, general, cardiothoracic, and head and neck surgical procedures.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 sales for $25.42 million activity. Myriam Curet had sold 262 shares worth $97,726. 18,000 shares were sold by SMITH LONNIE M, worth $6.71 million on Tuesday, October 24. Shares for $580,535 were sold by Samath Jamie on Tuesday, October 24. Another trade for 899 shares valued at $900,708 was made by Brogna Salvatore on Friday, September 1. 854 shares were sold by Leonard Keith R, worth $854,000 on Thursday, August 31. The insider LEVY ALAN J sold 2,997 shares worth $1.11 million. $2.51M worth of stock was sold by RUBASH MARK J on Tuesday, October 24.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $513.86 million activity. $1.98M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE. $4.00 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was sold by Hood Amy. Morfit G Mason sold 7.00M shares worth $507.89 million.

Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas decreased J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) stake by 4,643 shares to 277,839 valued at $26.54M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) stake by 16,243 shares and now owns 228,727 shares. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del Cl (BRKB) was reduced too.

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