As Kratos Defense & Security (KTOS) Market Valuation Rose, Glacier Peak Capital Has Lowered Its Position; Norinchukin Bank The Lifted Its Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Holding by $2.20 Million

February 13, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Norinchukin Bank The increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 32.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Norinchukin Bank The bought 2,103 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,660 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.06M, up from 6,557 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Norinchukin Bank The who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $44.60 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.35% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $397.13. About 188,422 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 39.52% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500.

Glacier Peak Capital Llc decreased its stake in Kratos Defense & Security (KTOS) by 69.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Glacier Peak Capital Llc sold 166,329 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.21% with the market. The hedge fund held 74,100 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $969,000, down from 240,429 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Glacier Peak Capital Llc who had been investing in Kratos Defense & Security for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.18 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $11.42. About 619,825 shares traded. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has risen 142.79% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 126.09% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 35 investors sold ISRG 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. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 6,702 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Bartlett Company Ltd Liability owns 197 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Arrowgrass Capital Prtnrs (Us) Limited Partnership holds 0% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) or 330 shares. Tru Department Mb Fincl Bank N A owns 115 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 0.16% or 57,819 shares. Rmb Ltd Liability Corporation owns 423 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Edgemoor Invest invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans accumulated 1,499 shares. Arcadia Investment Mngmt Corp Mi holds 0% or 15 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt LP holds 23,200 shares. Fdx reported 5,714 shares. Mcrae Cap Management reported 610 shares or 0.27% of all its holdings. West Oak Limited Liability Corp holds 36 shares. Disciplined Growth Invsts Mn owns 140,816 shares. 103,781 were accumulated by Parametric Port Ltd Llc.

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 67 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, September 1. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of ISRG in report on Monday, January 4 to “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, July 20. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, October 19 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, November 12. The rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Hold” on Wednesday, January 4. On Wednesday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform”. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 20 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, August 26.

Norinchukin Bank The, which manages about $5.17 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Americanairls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) by 7,066 shares to 65,345 shares, valued at $3.10 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) by 3,082 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 169,830 shares, and cut its stake in Amphenol Corp New (NYSE:APH).

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $51.79 million activity. MOHR MARSHALL also sold $3.11M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Monday, February 5. $7.72M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares were sold by SMITH LONNIE M. On Tuesday, October 24 RUBASH MARK J sold $2.51M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) or 6,750 shares. $900,708 worth of stock was sold by Brogna Salvatore on Friday, September 1. BARRATT CRAIG H sold $2.86 million worth of stock. Myriam Curet sold 262 shares worth $97,726.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.52, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 12 investors sold KTOS shares while 33 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 56.73 million shares or 13.49% more from 49.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Timpani Mngmt Limited Com has 0.31% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Rhumbline Advisers reported 91,408 shares. Schwab Charles Investment owns 0% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 364,970 shares. D E Shaw & Inc accumulated 892,129 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability holds 0.14% or 465,777 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Oppenheimer And Co has 0.01% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Metropolitan Life Ny reported 47,678 shares. Susquehanna Intll Gru Llp reported 0% stake. Covington Mngmt invested 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Amer Intll Gru Incorporated has 0% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 48,045 shares. Driehaus Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.15% or 297,287 shares in its portfolio. 268,488 were reported by Icm Asset Wa. 19,084 are held by Legal & General Gru Public Limited. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS).

Among 12 analysts covering Kratos Defense and Security (NASDAQ:KTOS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kratos Defense and Security had 29 analyst reports since August 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, June 8. On Monday, November 6 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, September 22. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, January 19. The firm has “Buy” rating by Noble Financial given on Wednesday, June 28. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Noble Financial.

Analysts await Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) to report earnings on February, 26. KTOS’s profit will be $4.13M for 71.38 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality.

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