Target (TGT) Stock Value Declined While Griffin Asset Management Has Lowered Its Holding by $835,120; As Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Market Valuation Declined, Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno Has Lowered Holding by $1.72 Million

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Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno decreased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 8.33% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno sold 3,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 33,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $18.94M, down from 36,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $61.08B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.16% or $6.24 during the last trading session, reaching $533.47. About 639,492 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 29.79% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.79% the S&P500. Some Historical ISRG News: 03/05/2018 – New Study Shows Robotic-Assisted Surgery Benefits for lnguinal Hernia Repair; 17/04/2018 – Intuitive Surgical 1Q EPS $2.44; 17/04/2018 – INTUITIVE SURGICAL 1Q REV. $848M, EST. $778.5M; 23/05/2018 – Intuitive Surgical at Goldman Sachs Conference Jun 13; 16/04/2018 – Intuitive Surgical Inc expected to post earnings of $2.07 a share – Earnings Preview; 21/04/2018 – DJ Intuitive Surgical Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ISRG); 03/05/2018 – Intuitive Surgical at Bank of America Conference May 15; 23/03/2018 The research center previously created Apple’s Siri and the core technology used by Intuitive Surgical in their da Vinci systems; 17/04/2018 – INTUITIVE CLIMBS 6% POST-MARKET AS 1Q RESULTS BEAT ESTIMATES; 17/04/2018 – Intuitive Surgical 1Q Net $288M

Griffin Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Target Corporation (TGT) by 12.48% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Griffin Asset Management Inc sold 9,490 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.46% with the market. The institutional investor held 66,569 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.87 million, down from 76,059 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Griffin Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Target Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.87 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.07% or $2.16 during the last trading session, reaching $72.57. About 7.19 million shares traded or 14.00% up from the average. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 11.83% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.83% the S&P500. Some Historical TGT News: 23/05/2018 – Target Sales Get Lift From Remodels but Spending Squeezes Margins; 06/03/2018 – WHIO-TV: BREAKING: Target raises starting pay for 2nd time in less than a yearMORE TO COME; 23/05/2018 – TARGET CORP – QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES GROWTH OF 3.0 PERCENT; 06/03/2018 – TARGET CEO CORNELL SPEAKS AT INVESTOR PRESENTATION; 23/05/2018 – TARGET AFFIRMS YEAR GUIDANCE; 14/05/2018 – Target Names William J. Foudy, Jr., as President, Target Sourcing Services; 23/05/2018 – Cloudy With a Chance of Frustration at Target — Heard on the Street; 06/03/2018 – TARGET EXECS SPEAK AT INVESTOR PRESENTATION; 06/03/2018 – TARGET CORP TGT.N CEO – TO OFFER FREE TWO DAY DELIVER ON “HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF ITEMS” ON WEBSITE – CONF CALL; 15/03/2018 – Cramer argues that the powers of Amazon, Walmart and Target coalesced to push Toys R Us into bankruptcy

Analysts await Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $1.51 earnings per share, up 10.22% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.37 per share. TGT’s profit will be $787.96M for 12.01 P/E if the $1.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by Target Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 38.53% EPS growth.

More recent Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Target Stock Has Much More Room to Run From Here – Investorplace.com” on January 24, 2019. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “Target Stock Doesn’t Look Cheap Enough – Investorplace.com” on January 30, 2019. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “TGT Won’t Break Above Resistance at $72.50 Before Earnings – Investorplace.com” with publication date: January 24, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Among 33 analysts covering Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Target Corporation had 111 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Friday, August 17. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, November 23. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, November 21 with “Outperform”. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of TGT in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, September 28. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 8 with “Hold”. On Thursday, November 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, June 5, the company rating was maintained by M Partners. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, November 17 with “Outperform”.

Griffin Asset Management Inc, which manages about $394.93M and $679.48M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cliffs Inc. by 32,500 shares to 228,810 shares, valued at $2.90 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in International Business Machine (NYSE:IBM) by 3,453 shares in the quarter, for a total of 90,048 shares, and has risen its stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).

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 rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Thursday, October 11. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $515 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Tuesday, July 18 with “Hold” rating. Leerink Swann maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Thursday, January 18. Leerink Swann has “Buy” rating and $475.0 target. On Friday, April 1 the stock rating was downgraded by BTIG Research to “Neutral”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Friday, July 20. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $600 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 4. Canaccord Genuity maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Wednesday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Goldman Sachs.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.29 in 2018Q2. It dropped, 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. Paradigm Cap reported 3,000 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. The New York-based Brown Brothers Harriman Company has invested 0% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Coldstream Management Inc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Lord Abbett Company Lc has invested 0.28% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Churchill Mngmt Corporation accumulated 12,577 shares. Boothbay Fund Management Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 403 shares. 10.05 million are owned by Price T Rowe Assoc Md. Tekla Mgmt reported 0.51% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Mcdaniel Terry And Com has invested 0.09% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Davy Asset Management Ltd holds 1,463 shares. Fayez Sarofim And has 0.36% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). 3,143 are owned by Kentucky Retirement System. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited holds 0.04% or 1,119 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 180,703 shares stake. Marketfield Asset Limited Liability Company has 16,481 shares for 3.05% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” on January 29, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Stock Market News for Jan 25, 2019 – Nasdaq” published on January 25, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (AIT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2019 – 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 Moves -0.18%: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” published on November 29, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 08, 2019 – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 07, 2019.

Since August 27, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 sales for $60.01 million activity. Friedman Michael A also sold $1.12M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Friday, September 7. Another trade for 2,090 shares valued at $1.13M was sold by Brogna Salvatore. On Monday, December 3 the insider GUTHART GARY S sold $15.24 million. 1,000 shares valued at $500,000 were sold by Johnson Amal M on Tuesday, October 23. MOHR MARSHALL sold 7,500 shares worth $3.94M. Shares for $121,509 were sold by SMITH LONNIE M on Wednesday, November 7.

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