May 31, 2017 – By Dolores Ford
Virtus Investment Advisers Inc increased Harley Davidson Inc (HOG) stake by 4504.34% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Virtus Investment Advisers Inc acquired 210,848 shares as Harley Davidson Inc (HOG)’s stock declined 7.57%. The Virtus Investment Advisers Inc holds 215,529 shares with $ 12.57 million value, up from 4,681 last quarter. Harley Davidson Inc now has $ 9.35B valuation. The stock declined 0.57% or $ 0.3 reaching $ 52.71 on the news. About 119,649 shares traded. Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) has risen 20.11% since May 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.41% the S&P500.
The stock of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) reached all time high today, May, 31 and still has $ 147.67 target or 3.00% above today’s $ 143.37 share price. This indicates more upside for the $ 11.62B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $ 147.67 PT is reached, the company will be worth $ 348.60M more. About 149,597 shares traded. Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) has risen 82.22% since May 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.52% the S&P500.
Among 8 analysts covering Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Align Technology had 15 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Leerink Swann on Friday, September 11. Credit Suisse initiated Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) on Wednesday, May 11 with “Outperform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The stock of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, January 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird downgraded Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) on Monday, October 3 to “Neutral” rating. On Monday, November 28 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.41 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 46 investors sold Align Technology, Inc. shares while 134 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 65.62 million shares or 0.81% more from 65.09 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt stated it has 11,090 shares. Van Eck Associates reported 0% stake. Bridgeway Cap Mgmt reported 50,900 shares. Comerica Savings Bank owns 56,280 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Private Advisor Grp Inc Ltd Com invested in 2,434 shares. Jaffetilchin Investment Lc holds 0.1% or 3,633 shares. Sit Investment Associate accumulated 32,400 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Fincl Counselors invested in 0.06% or 12,126 shares. Blackrock Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 0.01% in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). North Carolina-based Bank Of America De has invested 0.01% in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Moreover, Tocqueville Asset L P has 0% invested in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 2,500 shares. Cookson Peirce And Com Inc stated it has 105,520 shares. 46,011 are held by Voloridge Investment Mgmt Ltd Co. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 245,552 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Meiji Yasuda Life Ins accumulated 9,995 shares.
Since January 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $ 15.13 million activity. On Friday, February 24 GEORGE ROGER E sold $ 2.57 million worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) or 25,000 shares. Wright Emory sold $ 1.53 million worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) on Friday, February 24. LARKIN C RAYMOND JR sold $ 1.42 million worth of stock. On Wednesday, February 15 Saia Andrea Lynn sold $ 398,706 worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) or 4,000 shares. 24,353 Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) shares with value of $ 2.48 million were sold by Puco Christopher C.. Another trade for 66,528 shares valued at $ 6.73 million was made by PRESCOTT THOMAS M on Monday, February 20.
Analysts await Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $ 0.73 EPS, up 17.74% or $ 0.11 from last year’s $ 0.62 per share. ALGN’s profit will be $ 59.17M for 49.10 P/E if the $ 0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $ 0.85 actual EPS reported by Align Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.12% negative EPS growth.
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 has market cap of $ 11.62 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Clear Aligner segment and Scanner and Services (Scanner) segment. It has a 53.41 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 increased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 45 investors sold HOG shares while 176 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 151.02 million shares or 4.85% less from 158.72 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 3.21M shares. Moreover, Boyar Asset Mngmt has 0.23% invested in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 3,921 shares. Advisory Research Inc stated it has 355,488 shares. Ancora Ltd Liability accumulated 223 shares. State Street holds 0.04% or 7.98 million shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw And Com accumulated 25,499 shares. Capstone Advisors holds 0.03% or 14,601 shares. Allsquare Wealth Management Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.01% in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG). Jpmorgan Chase And, a New York-based fund reported 63,985 shares. 769,573 were accumulated by Becker Cap Mgmt Inc. Moreover, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has 0.39% invested in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 1.50 million shares. Amp Capital Ltd has invested 0.02% in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG). Transamerica Fincl Advisors invested 0% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG). Winslow Evans & Crocker holds 0% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 150 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has invested 0.07% in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG).
Since February 6, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 selling transactions for $ 6.19 million activity. The insider Alstead Troy bought $ 531. Kumbier Michelle had sold 3,049 shares worth $ 172,464. The insider Jones Paul J sold 3,394 shares worth $ 195,134. $ 51,927 worth of Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) was sold by BISCHMANN JOANNE M. JAMES DONALD A sold $ 5.69 million worth of stock or 100,000 shares. Rocker Tchernavia had sold 1,377 shares worth $ 78,696 on Tuesday, February 14.
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By Dolores Ford