Grassi Investment Management sold 31,445 shares as the company's stock declined 15.88% while stock markets rallied. The technology company reported $3.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.28 by $0.02. Hays Advisory Llc who had been investing in Mks Instrument Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.21B market cap company.
The stock increased 1.07% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $80.35. About 37,079 shares traded. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has risen 119.33% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.57% the S&P500.
First Allied Advisory Services Inc, which manages about $4.57 billion and $2.32B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (QUAL) by 10,689 shares to 19,369 shares, valued at $1.49 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Posco (NYSE:PKX) by 13,138 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 206,798 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of 31 Wall Street analysts rating International Business Machines, 11 give it "Buy", 5 "Sell" rating, while 15 recommend "Hold". Therefore 77% are positive. International Business Machines had 112 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Guggenheim. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 18 with "Underweight". RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $16000 target.
Among 10 analysts covering Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, September 3. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Standpoint Research.
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International Business Machines earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. Boston Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of International Business Machines Corporation by 27.8% in the second quarter. Chilton Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.14% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM).
Ratings analysis reveals 35% of International Business Machines's analysts are positive.
More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Why 2017 Was a Year to Remember for International Business Machines Corp." on December 15, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Why International Business Machines Corp Stock Is a Good Buy in 2018" published on December 20, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "The Contrarian Case For IBM" on January 02, 2018. Private Cap Advsrs holds 0.11% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 2,150 shares. Adams Asset Lc invested in 0.75% or 38,001 shares. Ellington Management Group Limited holds 70,500 shares.
Hm Payson & Company increased International Business Machines (IBM) stake by 17.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Lincoln Natl Corporation reported 12,286 shares. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 579,960 shares. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. increased its stake in International Business Machines Corporation by 5.4% in the second quarter. Middleton And Company Inc Ma accumulated 0.14% or 5,332 shares. IBM's free cash flow ("FCF") per share for the trailing twelve months was +1.42.
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The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 0 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources.
Palisade Asset Management Llc increased Intl Business Machines Corp (IBM) stake by 2.96% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. International Business Machines makes up about 1.4% of Culbertson A N & Co. 18,437 were reported by Argi Inv Limited Co.
International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $3.29 earnings per share. analysts predict that International Business Machines Corp. will post 13.78 EPS for the current year. MKSI's profit will be $89.05 million for 14.63 P/E if the $1.64 EPS becomes a reality.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) closed its previous trading session at $164.2 with the gain of 0.01%. COLELLA GERARD G sold 5,000 shares worth $476,300. On Tuesday, October 3 the insider AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $9.78 million. The insider Carpenter Lonny J sold $731,819. It now trades at $20.41 and has returned -2.58% during the past week. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, November 23. (NYSE:HTH) to report earnings on January, 25. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $16000 target in Friday, June 2 report. The stock has "Hold" rating by Wedbush on Thursday, August 3. JP Morgan maintained the shares of IBM in report on Tuesday, April 19 with "Neutral" rating. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, July 19. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, May 26 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by S&P Research. (NYSE:KR) on Friday, December 1 with "Market Perform" rating.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.74 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. Schaper Benz & Wise Invest Counsel Wi invested in 120,417 shares. 21 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. Mirae Asset Invs reported 0.01% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Arrowgrass Partners (Us) Lp accumulated 5,495 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA). Fairview Cap Ltd invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. International Business Machines Corporation has a 12-month low of $116.90 and a 12-month high of $179.25. Atlas Browninc stated it has 11,458 shares. Creative Planning holds 0.1% or 155,248 shares. (VST), recently, we noticed that its shares were trading at regions closer to $18.54.
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