Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN) Sentiment Report

17 Juillet, 2017, 15:14 | Author: Marc Bacque

Qualcomm Inc. had 84 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They now have a Dollars 80 price target on the stock. On Thursday, February 18 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". The company was downgraded on Friday, July 31 by Credit Suisse. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 1,550 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $177,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the last quarter. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 12 by Credit Suisse. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Sg Americas Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. CLSA initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, May 17 report. Wells Fargo has "Hold" rating and $2300 target. Van ECK Associates Corp raised its position in Align Technology by 6.9% in the first quarter. (NASDAQ:ALGN) to report earnings on July, 27. The medical equipment provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.18. (ALGN) has risen 82.22% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock rose 0.50% or $0.36 reaching $72.13. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.52% the S&P500.

Lone Pine Capital Llc increased Align Technology Inc (ALGN) stake by 1.63% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Align Technology by 5,738.0% in the first quarter. 69 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. Laurion Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0% or 3,000 shares in its portfolio. Fulton Natl Bank Na holds 3,139 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board owns 39,427 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management has an ownership of 17,763 stocks of the medical equipment provider's shares valued $2,038,000 after scooping up an extra 77 shares through out the previous quarter, Lastly, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company raised its stake in stocks of Align Technology by 0.7% in the Q1. National Pension Ser owns 1.03M shares or 0.46% of their United States portfolio. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 23,785 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,425,040. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Disciplined Growth Mn has invested 2.47% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. "(NASDAQ:ALGN) Stake Lowered by Meeder Asset Management Inc." was published by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. Riverpark Capital Management Ltd Liability Co owns 1.36% invested in Align Technology, Inc. Assetmark holds 914 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Washington Trust Bankshares invested 0% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. Landscape Cap Lc invested 0.39% of its portfolio in Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc.

Among 9 analysts covering Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive.

Ratings analysis reveals 78% of Align Technology's analysts are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, January 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, June 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to "Buy". The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Wednesday, November 18. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ALGN in report on Friday, October 23 with "Buy" rating. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $150.00 target price on shares of Align Technology in a research note on Thursday, June 1st. As per Monday, June 19, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 23 by Roth Capital. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, February 22 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Leerink Swann given on Friday, September 11. (NASDAQ:ALGN) rating on Wednesday, July 12.

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Since January 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $23.01 million activity. On Wednesday, May 24 the insider Capossela Christopher C sold $338,709. (NASDAQ:ALGN) was sold by GEORGE ROGER E on Friday, February 24. 3,500 shares valued at $481,705 were sold by Pascaud Raphael on Tuesday, May 30. On Tuesday, May 30 LACOB JOSEPH sold $7.25M worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 11,559 shares. 15,000 Align Technology, Inc. BROD FRANK H sold 7,500 shares worth $490,125. $2.57 million worth of Align Technology, Inc. Morfit G Mason sold $297.28 million worth of stock or 4.62M shares. PRESCOTT THOMAS M sold 66,528 shares worth $6.73 million.

Align Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a system of clear aligner therapy, intra-oral scanners and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing digital services used in dentistry, orthodontics and dental records storage. The Company operates through two segments: Clear Aligner segment and Scanner and Services (Scanner) segment. It has a 57.36 P/E ratio. The Clear Aligner segment consists of its Invisalign System, which includes Invisalign Full, Teen and Assist (Comprehensive Products), Express/Lite (Non-Comprehensive Products) and Vivera Retainers, along with its training and ancillary products for treating malocclusion (Non-Case).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.29, from 2.04 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 46 investors sold ALGN shares while 134 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 478 raised stakes. Management Corp Va holds 46,405 shares or 2.08% of its portfolio. Moreover, Parallax Volatility Advisers L P has 0% invested in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Pacad Investment Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Align Technology during the fourth quarter worth $183,000. Cantab Prns Llp reported 9,481 shares stake. Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Com has 0.02% invested in Align Technology, Inc. Park Circle Co, a Maryland-based fund reported 30,000 shares. The New York-based Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Lc has invested 0.08% in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM). Institutional investors own 87.68% of the company's stock. The Private Wealth Partners Llc holds 164,250 shares with $10.71 million value, up from 152,540 last quarter. Hartford Inv Mgmt Commerce invested in 437,052 shares.



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