Intuitive Surgical first-quarter sales, profit top expectations

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(NASDAQ:ISRG). 18,902 were reported by Retirement Of Alabama. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 199,891 shares of the company's stock valued at $126,765,000 after buying an additional 117,621 shares during the last quarter. Intuitive Surgical comprises about 4.5% of Cim LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest position. Macquarie Group Ltd. owned about 0.05% of Intuitive Surgical worth $12,620,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

The company said price per da Vinci placement was likely to trend lower going forward as it began to offer lower priced and refurbished older systems to cost sensitive markets. Perigon Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Intuitive Surgical by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Stephens Inc. AR boosted its stake in shares of Intuitive Surgical by 77.1% in the third quarter. Seabold Jeffrey T had sold 9,100 shares worth $187,915 on Thursday, March 9.

After a higher open, Intuitive Surgical's stock had almost a $10.00 retreat to $790.38 before continuing its move higher.

Apg Asset Management Nv increased Bce Inc (NYSE:BCE) stake by 49,400 shares to 1.81M valued at $74.20M in 2016Q4. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.16% of the company's stock. The growth benefited from timing elements, but helped give Intuitive Surgical a "solid start to the year". The stock traded as high as $811.17 and last traded at $811.09, with a volume of 138,930 shares changing hands.

Intuitive Surgical's market cap is now $29.67B and has a P/E ratio of 38.31. The company has a market cap of $29.45 billion, a PE ratio of 40.54 and a beta of 0.55. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $750.25 and a 200 day moving average price of $692.35.

( ISRG ) announced a profit for its first quarter that gained ground compared to the same period previous year. Intuitive Surgical had a net margin of 27.21% and a return on equity of 14.24%. The Apg Asset Management Nv holds 5.21 million shares with $333.85M value, down from 5.36M last quarter.

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The number of da Vinci procedures rose by almost 18% compared to the year-ago quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that Intuitive Surgical will post $23.52 EPS for the current year.

01/04/2017 - Intuitive Surgical, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at Evercore ISI. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Sei Communication reported 28,375 shares. If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity.

07/20/2016 - Intuitive Surgical, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. They now have a United States dollars 785 price target on the stock.

On 2/24/2017 Curet Myriam, SVP, sold 222 with an average share price of $729.80 per share and the total transaction amounting to $162,015.60. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 896 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $672,000. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Lonnie M. Smith sold 1,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 27th.

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