Seagate Technology PLC Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Worse Than Expected

Jeannie Matthews
January 13, 2018

Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 33,069 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,216,608.51. During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.99 earnings per share.

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MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS ADR (OTCMKTS:MYTHY) had a decrease of 72.73% in short interest. SATS's SI was 621,700 shares in January as released by FINRA. Currently, 13.6% of the company's stock are short sold.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 14.93%. It has outperformed by 90.46% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $14.72 billion company. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 22nd will be given a $0.63 dividend. Its down 0.52, from 1.3 in 2017Q2.

Emory University increased its stake in Seagate Technology Plc (STX) by 38.22% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 57 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. Its up 1.54% from 3.24M shares previously. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 12,471 shares. The data storage provider reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.10. Thompson Davis & Communication holds 354 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) tinted gains of +4.11% (+1.94 points) to US$49.01. Aperio Grp Inc Ltd Co, a California-based fund reported 15,544 shares. Maxim Group reissued a hold rating and set a $44.00 price target (up from $43.00) on shares of Seagate Technology in a report on Tuesday. Community National Bank Na holds 165 shares.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Seagate Technology (STX) Upgraded to B- by TheStreet" was reported by Registrar Journal and is the sole property of of Registrar Journal. Retirement Of Alabama stated it has 139,642 shares. Yorktown Management And Rech invested in 20,000 shares. Commonwealth Fincl Bank Of Australia reported 160,973 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Finally, Loop Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $55.00 price target on shares of Seagate Technology in a research note on Tuesday. Seagate Technology had a net margin of 7.41% and a return on equity of 84.50%.

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Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $9.91 million activity. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has risen 107.16% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. BRACE PHILIP G also sold $1.67 million worth of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) on Friday, October 27. Shares for $339,965 were sold by Moyo Dambisa F. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Seagate Technology will post 4 earnings per share for the current year. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Tuesday, October 20. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 19 by Argus Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4200 target in Monday, July 24 report.

The stock of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) is a huge mover today! The firm had revenue of $2.63 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.54 billion. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 10 by Robert W. Baird. Cornerstone Investment Ptnrs Limited Liability owns 0.06% invested in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) for 80,668 shares. In addition to HDDs, it produces a range of electronic data storage products, including solid state hybrid drives, solid state drives, peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) cards and serial advanced technology architecture (SATA) controllers. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued.

Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc decreased Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) stake by 12,100 shares to 1.46 million valued at $229.14 million in 2017Q3. Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT) was reduced too. The firm has "Sell" rating by UBS given on Monday, September 19. On Thursday, August 10 Christopher M Todoroff sold $5.79 million worth of Humana Inc. $770,760 worth of stock was sold by Fleming William Kevin on Wednesday, August 23. Beech Hill Advsrs invested in 7,200 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. 131.39 million shares or 2.57% less from 134.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kwmg Llc invested in 0.44% or 40,700 shares. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $61.45. Ahl Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.03% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). 13D Management Llc owns 295,000 shares or 3.72% of their United States portfolio. Iat Reinsurance accumulated 375,500 shares. Spirit Of America Management Corp Ny has 3,000 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio.

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. (NYSE:HUM). 11.52M were accumulated by Capital. Gargoyle Investment Advisor Ltd Llc holds 0.22% or 17,672 shares.

Among 2 analysts covering Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Goldman Sachs has "Neutral" rating and $26 target. The firm has "Corporate" rating by N+1 Singer given on Thursday, March 23. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 29 to "Market Perform". The company was maintained on Monday, December 18 by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, April 6 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equalweight". Needham maintained Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $711,056 activity. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, April 29 with "Market Perform".

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