Whitebox Advisors Increases Holding in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI); Marketfield Asset Management Continues to Hold Position in Intuitive Surgical (ISRG)

May 24, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Andy Redleaf increased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) by 21.33% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whitebox Advisors Llc bought 63,980 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.13% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Andy Redleaf held 363,980 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $42.62 million, up from 300,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whitebox Advisors Llc who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $38.03 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.79% or $2.01 during the last trading session, reaching $110.54. About 2.02 million shares traded. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 17.73% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500.

Marketfield Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 178.38% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marketfield Asset Management Llc bought 17,399 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.58% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 27,153 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $9.91M, up from 9,754 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Marketfield Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.59B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.73% or $3.36 during the last trading session, reaching $455.35. About 137,782 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

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

Marketfield Asset Management Llc, which manages about $9.70 billion and $371.41M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 3,448 shares to 43,698 shares, valued at $7.71 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lennar Corp (NYSE:LEN) by 9,601 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 121,600 shares, and cut its stake in Spdr Series Trust (XHB).

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 77 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 21 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Canaccord Genuity. Wedbush maintained it with “Buy” rating and $650 target in Sunday, September 6 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 18. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $507 target in Tuesday, February 6 report. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, January 4 report. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, January 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 2 report. Canaccord Genuity upgraded Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Wednesday, July 22. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $615 target. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 24 insider sales for $117.80 million activity. Shares for $113,053 were sold by Myriam Curet on Tuesday, January 30. Rosa David J. sold $24.68M worth of stock. SMITH LONNIE M also sold $21.31 million worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Thursday, April 19. 28,525 shares were sold by GUTHART GARY S, worth $11.82M. Another trade for 7,934 shares valued at $3.34 million was made by Brogna Salvatore on Thursday, March 1. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $430,000 was made by RUBASH MARK J on Tuesday, March 6.

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. Rothschild Investment Corporation Il accumulated 2,100 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.33% or 175,198 shares. Sector Pension Inv Board holds 0.05% or 22,462 shares. Exxonmobil Investment Tx stated it has 17,816 shares. Riverhead Cap Management Limited Liability invested in 0.54% or 35,060 shares. San Francisco Sentry Inv Gru (Ca) has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Cibc Asset Management reported 16,467 shares. Norinchukin Bancorporation The accumulated 22,632 shares. Westpac holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 22,267 shares. Bluestein R H Co reported 2,953 shares. Regions Fin Corporation has invested 0.04% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Bryn Mawr Trust Company holds 1,035 shares. Kings Point Cap reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Davis R M reported 611 shares stake. Adirondack has invested 0% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG).

Whitebox Advisors Llc, which manages about $8.40B and $3.55 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bonanza Creek Energy Inc by 594,871 shares to 1.73M shares, valued at $47.61 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rh (Put) by 350,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 97,500 shares, and cut its stake in Gogo Inc (NASDAQ:GOGO).

More notable recent NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Why NXP Semiconductors Stock Is Soaring Today” on May 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “China Eases the Pressure on Qualcomm’s NXP Deal” published on May 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Beijing Approves Microchip Deal, Boding Well For Qualcomm-NXP” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “President Trump Unexpectedly Made Tech Stocks Great Again” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “NXP Semiconductors, Micron among movers on trade war hold” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Among 28 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV had 72 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Mizuho maintained the shares of NXPI in report on Wednesday, May 31 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, April 8, the company rating was maintained by Pacific Crest. As per Friday, October 28, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 17 by CLSA. On Monday, June 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Raymond James. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 29 by Jefferies. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 10. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. Drexel Hamilton maintained NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on Thursday, October 26 with “Hold” rating.

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