Will IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP) Run Out of Steam Soon?

September 13, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.29, from 1.25 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold IPG Photonics Corporation shares while 106 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 30.61 million shares or 0.33% less from 30.71 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Dupont Capital Mgmt holds 4,970 shares. Moreover, Blackrock Management Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP). Retirement Of Alabama reported 48,004 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP). Cap Impact Limited Liability Corp reported 20,086 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Co stated it has 23,277 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Synovus has invested 0.01% in IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP). Teacher Retirement Of Texas reported 2,982 shares stake. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 0.05% of its portfolio in IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) for 9,200 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0.01% or 761 shares in its portfolio. 12,553 are owned by Pictet North America Advsrs. Arizona State Retirement Sys invested in 14,388 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 12,878 shares. Wcm Inv Mgmt Ca owns 18,680 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Olstein Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership invested in 76,395 shares or 0.97% of the stock.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $5.12 million activity. $3.22M worth of IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) was sold by Valentin Gapontsev Trust I. Samartsev Igor sold $280,280 worth of stock. 4,626 IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) shares with value of $638,388 were sold by Lopresti Angelo P.

The stock of IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) reached all time high today, Sep, 13 and still has $194.48 target or 8.00 % above today’s $180.07 share price. This indicates more upside for the $9.69B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $194.48 PT is reached, the company will be worth $775.20M more.
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About 200,866 shares traded. IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) has risen 67.64% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.94% the S&P500.

IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. IPG Photonics had 27 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital initiated it with “Market Perform” rating and $92 target in Wednesday, May 11 report. Needham maintained IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) on Tuesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15200 target in Friday, June 16 report. DA Davidson initiated the shares of IPGP in report on Monday, September 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Hold” on Tuesday, July 18. As per Wednesday, February 15, the company rating was upgraded by Dougherty & Company. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $16200 target in Wednesday, August 9 report. Raymond James initiated the shares of IPGP in report on Friday, April 15 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) earned “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Friday, April 29. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

More notable recent IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “IPG Photonics Announces Acquisition of OptiGrate Corporation” on May 23, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “IPG Photonics Already Seeing A Strong Recovery” published on May 05, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “IPG Photonics: Fiber Optic Laser Juggernaut” on August 24, 2017. More interesting news about IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “IPG Photonics beats Q2, guidance estimates; shares up 3.5%” published on August 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “IPG Photonics (IPGP) Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: August 02, 2017.

IPG Photonics Corporation is a developer and maker of a line of fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, diode lasers, laser systems and optical accessories that are used for various applications. The company has market cap of $9.69 billion. The Firm offers a line of lasers and amplifiers, which are used in materials processing, communications and medical applications. It has a 30.16 P/E ratio. The Firm sells its products globally to original equipment manufacturers , system integrators and end users.

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