Intuitive Surgical INC (ISRG) Stock Price Rose While Texas Permanent School Fund Upped by $7.37 Million Its Position

May 21, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 12.48 in 2017 Q4. Its up 11.44, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 23 investors sold ISRG shares while 21 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 458 raised stakes. 191.92 million shares or 430.23% more from 36.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Principal Financial Gru stated it has 0.06% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Hartford Investment Comm has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Scott And Selber Inc stated it has 1.66% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Efg Asset Mgmt (Americas) owns 1,465 shares. Edgestream Limited Partnership invested in 718 shares or 0.31% of the stock. The Montana-based Da Davidson has invested 0.03% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Healthcor Lp accumulated 2.63% or 221,470 shares. Family Cap Tru stated it has 3,960 shares. Chevy Chase Trust Inc owns 179,792 shares or 0.28% of their US portfolio. Daiwa Secs Group Inc Inc, Japan-based fund reported 3,464 shares. Moneta Gp Invest Lc holds 0% or 2 shares. Gofen Glossberg Ltd Il reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Asset One Ltd reported 184,414 shares. Hikari Power Limited has 1% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Kelly Lawrence W & Ca owns 144 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 selling transactions for $117.80 million activity. Shares for $118,350 were sold by Myriam Curet on Tuesday, April 24. $1.11 million worth of stock was sold by BARRATT CRAIG H on Friday, March 9. The insider Rosa David J. sold $24.68M. $3.11 million worth of stock was sold by MOHR MARSHALL on Monday, February 5. SMITH LONNIE M sold $21.31M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Thursday, April 19. RUBASH MARK J also sold $420,006 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares.

Texas Permanent School Fund increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 196.04% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Texas Permanent School Fund bought 20,257 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.58% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 30,590 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11.16 million, up from 10,333 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.98 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $458.79. About 451,330 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Texas Permanent School Fund, which manages about $7.99 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 29,826 shares to 1.40 million shares, valued at $237.20M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: which released: “Carve Through Weakness in Mazor Robotics Ltd. Stock With Surgical Precision” on May 14, 2018, also with their article: “New Study Shows Robotic-Assisted Surgery Benefits for Inguinal Hernia Repair” published on May 03, 2018, published: “Does Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Have Any More Room to Run?” on May 11, 2018. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: and their article: “Intuitive Surgical Generates More Market Optimism” published on April 23, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “5 Must-Read Quotes From TransEnterix’s Big First Quarter” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Intuitive Surgical has $525 highest and $380.0 lowest target. $475.20’s average target is 3.58% above currents $458.79 stock price. Intuitive Surgical had 20 analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Monday, April 16 the stock rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Buy”. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 25. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, January 26. Bank of America maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Wednesday, April 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by Canaccord Genuity. On Friday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Wednesday, April 18 with “Overweight” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Wednesday, April 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Monday, April 9.

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