Conning Inc who had been investing in Seagate Technology Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.60 billion market cap company. The stock, as of last trade, has shown weekly return of -1.60%, which was maintained at -0.43% in 1-month period. About 3.00M shares traded. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 16.19%. Crestpoint Capital Management Lc holds 19,900 shares or 0.54% of its portfolio. Federated Pa holds 5,191 shares. As a company's earnings per share being to rise, so does their market value per share. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $30.60 but has recovered 90.26% since then. Mizuho initiated Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) rating on Friday, December 11. It has underperformed by 57.33% the S&P500.
Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $32.49 million activity. Shares for $242,000 were sold by BRACE PHILIP G on Thursday, January 11. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of SUP in report on Tuesday, August 15 with "Neutral" rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) on Monday, July 24 with "Hold" rating. Therefore 60% are positive. Seagate Technology Plc had 140 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:NKE) shares were sold by EDWARDS TREVOR A. 100,000 shares valued at $6.77M were sold by SPRUNK ERIC D on Monday, January 29. The current EPS for the company has recorded at $2.19. On Tuesday, October 24 the company was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, March 6 by UBS. On Monday, January 29 Cowen & Co maintained the shares of STX in report with "Hold" rating. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. First Natl reported 14,495 shares stake. Cornerstone Advisors Inc holds 166 shares.
During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 0.89. It has change of 0.11, from 2017Q3's 0.78. It improved, as 52 investors sold STX shares while 161 reduced holdings. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Seagate Technology from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 0.03% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price target on shares of Seagate Technology PLC from $55.00 to $50.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Friday, April 28th. Kempen Management Nv stated it has 329,032 shares.
Iridian Asset Management Llc, which manages about $11.52 billion and $11.89 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) by 68,610 shares to 5.99M shares, valued at $476.33 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. The Bell State Bank & Trust holds 69,210 shares with $2.90M value, down from 82,787 last quarter. Brinker accumulated 17,254 shares. Northeast Fin Consultants Inc has invested 0.29% of its portfolio in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX).
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The North Carolina-based Carroll Financial Assoc has invested 0% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). 89,002 are held by Fjarde Ap. STX touched $59.64 during the last trading session after $0.26 change.Seagate Technology plc has volume of 2.07 million shares. Seagate Technology plc's beta is 1.69 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 1.81. 159,755 are held by Aviva Public Limited Liability Company. It also increased its holding in Allergan Inc by 78,455 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.71 million shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Russell Midcap Index Fund (IWR). Shares for $18.79M were sold by LUCZO STEPHEN J on Tuesday, January 30. Another trade for 28,024 shares valued at $1.45 million was sold by Carre Eric. The insider Schwartz Eric sold $981,648.
Earnings Per Share Details: Growth in earnings per share is everything. Its up 0.30, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 33 investors sold EQIX shares while 156 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. Rampart Investment Management Co Limited Liability has 0.2% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Hl Ltd reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). The shares were sold at an average price of $43.47, for a total transaction of $417,616.29. Alliancebernstein LP holds 0.03% or 513,542 shares. (NASDAQ:TSRO) for 104,741 shares. Mackenzie Fincl invested in 117,361 shs. Mogy Joel R Counsel, a California-based fund reported 8,204 shares. Investor speculation and demand also help increase a share's price over time. Asset Mgmt One Ltd has invested 0.13% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO) shares were bought by MOULDER LEON O JR. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 40,470 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,759,230.90. Banced reported 4,316 shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:REIT). New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.03% in Equinix, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). 36,505 were reported by Capital Counsel. Therefore 96% are positive. Tesaro Inc had 74 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stock with the highest EPSGR rises fastest in that year as compared to its competitors in the same industry. The stock has "Buy" rating by Loop Capital on Thursday, March 22. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 18 by Barclays Capital. Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $48.0 target. The firm has "Buy" rating by Maxim Group given on Wednesday, June 14. As per Tuesday, January 9, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. A rating of a 1 or a 2 would signify a mean Buy view.
Analysts have suggested a mean rating of 2.3 on the shares.
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