Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) skyrockets 81.55% since hitting worst price of $203.57

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) is now up 81.55% compared to a 12-month low of $203.57. We have seen the price to move 3.39% higher and get settled at $369.58 on Oct. 20, 2017. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $356.905 to $374.89. This company shares are -7.37% up from its target price of $342.33 and the current market capitalization stands at $41.22B. The recent change has given its price a 7.88% lead over SMA 50 and 0.57% lead over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 7.62% gains, 16.81% gains and 34.85% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found ISRG’s volatility during a week at 2.37% and during a month it has been found around 1.69%.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $38.22 billion or 98.8% in ISRG stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Price T Rowe Associates Inc /Md/ owns $5.18 billion in Intuitive Surgical, Inc., which represents roughly 12.56% of the company’s market cap and approximately 13.55% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Fmr Llc, which owns 8,174,892 shares of the stock are valued at $2.92 billion. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which currently holds $2.87 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.97% of its market capitalization.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of June reporting period, 280 institutional holders increased their position in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) by some 7,027,674 shares, 259 decreased positions by 8,638,515 and 125 held positions by 91,262,259. That puts total institutional holdings at 106,928,448 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 65 new institutional investments totaling 467,148 shares while 30 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 910,449 shares.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that SVP General Counsel & CCO Meltzer Mark J has sold 1,500 shares of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) in trading session dated Sep. 05, 2017. These shares are worth $512,505 and were traded at $341.67 each. The SEC filing shows that Brogna Salvatore performed a sale of 2,697 shares. The EVP – Product Operations disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 01, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $333.97 per share worth to an income of some $900,717 on account of Brogna Salvatore.

Director, Johnson Amal M, sold 3,000 common shares of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) in the open market. In a transaction dated Aug. 31, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $332, raking in a sum of $996,000. After this sale, 8,361 common shares of ISRG are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $3,090,058.

In the transaction dated Aug. 31, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Leonard Keith R disposed a total of 2,562 shares at an average price of $333.33, amounting to approximately $853,991.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), with 8 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.06 average brokerage recommendation.

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