Westpac Banking Has Upped Its Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) Position; Autus Asset Management Has Trimmed Holding in Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) as Shares Declined

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Autus Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 9.26% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Autus Asset Management Llc sold 1,906 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,674 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.72 million, down from 20,580 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Autus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $61.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $4.14 during the last trading session, reaching $535.57. About 341,585 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 29.79% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.79% the S&P500.

Westpac Banking Corp increased its stake in Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) by 1224.63% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Westpac Banking Corp bought 64,636 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.40% with the market. The institutional investor held 69,914 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.50B, up from 5,278 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Westpac Banking Corp who had been investing in Cimarex Energy Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.07 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $73.85. About 325,139 shares traded. Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) has declined 34.73% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.73% the S&P500. Some Historical XEC News: 19/04/2018 – DJ Cimarex Energy Co, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (XEC); 24/05/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM – UNIT ENTERED DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN PRODUCING OIL AND GAS PROPERTIES, UNDEVELOPED ACREAGE FROM CIMAREX ENERGY CO; 08/05/2018 – CIMAREX ENERGY CO XEC.N – FULL-YEAR 2018 PRODUCTION AND CAPITAL GUIDANCE UNCHANGED; 23/05/2018 – Cimarex Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 08/05/2018 – CIMAREX ENERGY CO XEC.N – QTRLY DAILY PRODUCTION AVERAGED 206.1 MBOE VS 177.2 MBOE; 24/05/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – CIMAREX AGREES TO SELL WARD COUNTY ASSETS FOR $570 MILLION; 11/05/2018 – Cimarex Energy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend; 30/05/2018 – Cimarex at Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By Tudor Pickering & Co; 21/05/2018 – CIMAREX ENERGY CO XEC.N : SIMMONS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $138 FROM $132; 24/05/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM – CO INTENDS TO FUND CASH PURCHASE PRICE WITH PROCEEDS OF EQUITY OFFERING, CASH ON HAND AND/OR INCURRENCE OF LONG-TERM INDEBTEDNESS

Autus Asset Management Llc, which manages about $447.84M and $603.20 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO) by 7,609 shares to 310,517 shares, valued at $12.73 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Paypal Hldgs Inc by 5,128 shares in the quarter, for a total of 31,629 shares, and has risen its stake in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.29 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 26 investors sold ISRG shares while 235 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. 92.91 million shares or 1.44% less from 94.27 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 22,696 are owned by Ing Groep Nv. Strs Ohio accumulated 144,398 shares. 4,500 were reported by First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca. 6 are held by Proffitt And Goodson. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv reported 0.39% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Mcrae Mngmt, New Jersey-based fund reported 1,680 shares. Westpac Bk has invested 0% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). State Teachers Retirement accumulated 169,365 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Toronto Dominion Bancorp holds 77,336 shares. Acropolis Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has 0.04% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Kentucky Retirement System Insurance Fund holds 0.27% or 2,149 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa, a New York-based fund reported 88,270 shares. Advisor Prns stated it has 0.17% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Heritage Wealth has 385 shares. Hartford Inv Mgmt invested in 14,480 shares.

Since August 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 insider sales for $60.01 million activity. Samath Jamie also sold $431,319 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares. Myriam Curet also sold $548,103 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Friday, September 14. $196,000 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares were sold by RUBASH MARK J. $1.13M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares were sold by Brogna Salvatore. Shares for $500,000 were sold by Johnson Amal M. Shares for $1.12 million were sold by Friedman Michael A.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: ISRG, K, EVRI – Nasdaq” on February 07, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA – Nasdaq” published on January 09, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Notable ETF Inflow Detected – IHI, DHR, BDX, ISRG – Nasdaq” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Intuitive Surgical: ISRG Stock Dips on Q4 Profit Miss, Revenue Beat – Nasdaq” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AXDX, ISRG, SYF – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

Among 23 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 92 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, January 26. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 18 report. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, June 1 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Friday, October 19 with “Outperform”. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 25 by Wedbush. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Wednesday, January 10. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $410.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Friday, July 20. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $600 target. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Friday, July 21 with “Hold” rating.

Westpac Banking Corp, which manages about $5832.75B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Jefferies Finl Group Inc by 16,400 shares to 87,787 shares, valued at $1.93B in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jbg Smith Pptys by 16,340 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 42,232 shares, and cut its stake in National Retail Pptys Inc (NYSE:NNN).

Since August 30, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $77,871 activity. Shares for $104,768 were sold by SULLIVAN MICHAEL J/CO on Friday, December 14.

Among 36 analysts covering Cimarex Energy (NYSE:XEC), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Cimarex Energy had 166 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) rating on Wednesday, April 19. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $123 target. On Thursday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 29 by Jefferies. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $13500 target in Tuesday, July 18 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 15 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by Citigroup. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, November 20. Jefferies maintained Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) on Tuesday, January 30 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of XEC in report on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 11.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.23, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 44 investors sold XEC shares while 138 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 91.38 million shares or 1.96% less from 93.21 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 137,202 were reported by Credit Suisse Ag. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC). Regions owns 16,734 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.01% or 11,233 shares. 10,591 are owned by Hartford Mgmt Com. 45,423 are held by Aviva Public Ltd. Bbva Compass Bancorporation holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) for 57,194 shares. Mirae Asset Glob Invests Limited, a Korea-based fund reported 2,566 shares. Raymond James Financial Advsrs, a Florida-based fund reported 3,677 shares. Lagoda Investment Mngmt Ltd Partnership holds 166,950 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr LP invested in 820,094 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0.05% in Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC). Raymond James And Assoc holds 258,134 shares. Lsv Asset owns 77,600 shares. The United Kingdom-based Lmr Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.06% in Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC).

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