Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Shareholder Bender Robert & Associates Upped Holding; Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Lowered Annaly Capital Management (NLY) Position as Shares Rose

February 20, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company decreased its stake in Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) by 38.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company sold 308,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 483,000 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.89 million, down from 791,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company who had been investing in Annaly Capital Management Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.39 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $10.68. About 7.61 million shares traded. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has risen 6.73% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.97% the S&P500.




Bender Robert & Associates increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 188.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bender Robert & Associates bought 25,015 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 38,308 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.36 million, up from 13,293 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bender Robert & Associates who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.71B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.62% or $2.58 during the last trading session, reaching $415.98. About 549,737 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 39.52% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Annaly Capital Management Inc had 26 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) rating on Monday, August 10. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $11.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, February 15. Nomura upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, January 15. On Friday, October 9 the stock rating was upgraded by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point given on Tuesday, February 13. The stock of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by FBR Capital. Wood maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, August 14 report. FBR Capital downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Tuesday, December 20 report. The stock of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 16 by Wood.

Analysts await Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.29 EPS, down 3.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.3 per share. NLY’s profit will be $336.30 million for 9.21 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by Annaly Capital Management, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.33% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.39, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold NLY shares while 113 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 592.53 million shares or 12.10% more from 528.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Caprock Grp accumulated 11,420 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Sterling Capital Limited owns 5.54M shares. Duncker Streett And Incorporated accumulated 3,318 shares. Pennsylvania owns 326,600 shares. Kings Point Capital owns 8,413 shares. West Family invested in 1.27 million shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 0.06% stake. Ifc Holding Incorporated Fl invested in 65,922 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Riverhead Capital Ltd reported 10,200 shares stake. Tobam reported 645,179 shares. Utd Serv Automobile Association accumulated 360,637 shares. Davidson & Garrard Inc accumulated 0.05% or 16,500 shares. Parkside Bancorporation And reported 166 shares. Fca Tx owns 13,500 shares. Tiemann Investment Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.43% or 41,541 shares.

Bender Robert & Associates, which manages about $142.65 million and $174.02 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 8,314 shares to 88,087 shares, valued at $6.39M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 18 insider sales for $51.30 million activity. The insider Myriam Curet sold 262 shares worth $97,726. 18,000 shares were sold by SMITH LONNIE M, worth $6.71M. $2.23M worth of stock was sold by MOHR MARSHALL on Monday, October 30. $491,450 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares were sold by MELTZER MARK J. 1,000 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares with value of $996,010 were sold by Johnson Amal M. 854 shares were sold by Leonard Keith R, worth $854,000.

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 firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Wells Fargo. J.P. Morgan maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Friday, July 21 with “Buy” rating. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 13 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, April 1 by BTIG Research. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Strong-Buy” on Wednesday, September 2. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Friday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, June 2 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Friday, July 21. Canaccord Genuity has “Hold” rating and $100000 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 26 by Canaccord Genuity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It dived, 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. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.17% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Barclays Pcl invested 0.06% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Toronto Dominion Retail Bank has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Strategy Asset Managers Limited Liability stated it has 0.87% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Company holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 15 shares. Massachusetts-based Welch Forbes Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Assetmark accumulated 0% or 63 shares. Dupont Cap Corp holds 240 shares. The Texas-based Hwg Lp has invested 1.54% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Pittenger & Anderson owns 0% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 35 shares. Hartford Communication holds 8,015 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. 887 are owned by Everence Mngmt. Cahill Financial Incorporated, Minnesota-based fund reported 350 shares. Amalgamated Bank owns 0.14% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 4,415 shares.

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