Published: Thu, March 15, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MTSI)


The hedge fund held 36,851 shares of the military and government and technical company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.55M, up from 22,533 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 1.67% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $23.7. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of MACOM Technology Solutions during the third quarter valued at approximately $235,000. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. MAI Capital Management now owns 9,888 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $322,000 after buying an additional 4,144 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor held 63,730 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.84 million, up from 21,820 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mayo Investment Advisers Llc who had been investing in Macom Tech Solutions Holdings for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.52 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $57.83. (NASDAQ:MTSI) has an average volume of 1.33 Million. Hwang Donghyun Thomas also bought $106,875 worth of MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI) has risen 62.84% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.14% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.55 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Its down 0.04, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has 96,400 shares for 0.45% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:MTSI). 204,993 were accumulated by Summit Creek Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation. American International Group Inc, New York-based fund reported 27,197 shares. (NASDAQ:MTSI) for 31,521 shares. Dubuque Bankshares And Trust reported 405 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Endurance Wealth Mngmt reported 0% stake. The Virginia-based Thompson Davis And Inc has invested 0.1% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 1,390 shares. Mackenzie Fincl Corp accumulated 688,099 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada owns 313,980 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, October 31. TransCanada Corporation had 24 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, March 11 by Bank of America. Susquehanna downgraded the shares of UIS in report on Monday, February 12 to "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Top Pick" rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. This is the consensus price target based on the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters' First Call, the average is taken from the individual analysts which provided targets and are short term projections for the 12 months. Zacks downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Thursday, August 20 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 22 by Societe Generale. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was initiated by Craig Hallum. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by J.P. Morgan. Credit Suisse maintained Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) rating on Wednesday, March 7.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $194,780 activity.

Patten & Patten Inc, which manages about $1.33B and $949.05 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Novartis A G Sponsored Adr (NYSE:NVS) by 5,864 shares to 78,890 shares, valued at $6.77 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 60% are positive. The company's revenue was down 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc will post -0.06 EPS for the current year. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, November 16 with "Buy". The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, November 15. MACOM Technology Solutions had a positive return on equity of 10.35% and a negative net margin of 28.19%. On Wednesday, November 15 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". Ameritas Prtn Inc, a Nebraska-based fund reported 3,561 shares. (NASDAQ:MTSI) earned "Hold" rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, November 15. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, February 6. Needham & Company LLC cut their price objective on MACOM Technology Solutions from $42.00 to $34.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th.

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In other news, insider John Croteau sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. The stock of MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI). Jefferies Grp Ltd reported 70,000 shares. US Bancorp DE now owns 6,319 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $206,000 after buying an additional 1,806 shares in the last quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. At present, 6 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 27 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:MTSI). Cwm Ltd Llc holds 0% or 2 shares in its portfolio. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans invested in 30,920 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Finally, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC boosted its position in shares of MACOM Technology Solutions by 3.0% during the 4th quarter. Lazard Asset Ltd owns 0.02% invested in MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Macom Technology S (NASDAQ:MTSI)'s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 50.57. Sei Invests Communications holds 25,472 shares. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.14/share and a low EPS of $0.07/share.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 4 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 5.7.

MACOM Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:MTSI) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. FBR Capital downgraded Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) rating on Friday, February 19. Stephens Mngmt Group Inc Limited Co stated it has 0.34% in MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI). Patten And Patten Inc Tn has invested 0.3% of its portfolio in MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Massachusetts Fincl Service Ma owns 358,195 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 225,830 shares or 0.07% of the stock.

Macom Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MTSI) had a decrease of 8.65% in short interest.

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