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Cisco Systems Has Trimmed By $87.20 Million Its Vmware (VMW) Stake; Luna Innovations (LUNA) SI Decreased By 24.08%

Cisco Systems Inc decreased Vmware Inc. (VMW) stake by 18.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cisco Systems Inc sold 800,000 shares as Vmware Inc. (VMW)’s stock rose 1.43%. The Cisco Systems Inc holds 3.53 million shares with $384.90M value, down from 4.33 million last quarter. Vmware Inc. now has $50.21B valuation. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $124.55. About 1.89M shares traded. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 57.35% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.65% the S&P500.

Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA) had a decrease of 24.08% in short interest. LUNA’s SI was 30,900 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 24.08% from 40,700 shares previously. With 319,100 avg volume, 0 days are for Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA)’s short sellers to cover LUNA’s short positions. The SI to Luna Innovations’s float is 0.14%. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.23. About 53,935 shares traded. Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) has risen 41.64% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.94% the S&P500.

Luna Innovations Incorporated develops, makes, and markets fiber optic sensing, and test and measurement products worldwide. The company has market cap of $62.03 million. It operates in two divisions, Products and Licensing, and Technology Development. It has a 4.29 P/E ratio. The Products and Licensing segment offers fiber optic sensing, as well as test and measurement products to monitor the integrity of fiber optic network components and sub-assemblies, which include optical vector analyzer, optical backscatter reflectometers, and the Phoenix family of tunable lasers; distributed sensing systems comprising optical distributed sensor interrogator sensing solution with multiple sensors whose inputs are integrated through a fiber optic network and software; and high speed optical receivers, such as 100G optical receivers and 10G avalanche photodiodes.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.4 in 2017 Q3. Its up 1.07, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 0 investors sold Luna Innovations Incorporated shares while 5 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. 3.00 million shares or 6.56% more from 2.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Company holds 27,500 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) for 43,204 shares. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc, a California-based fund reported 438,221 shares. Spark Investment Mngmt Llc, a New York-based fund reported 20,000 shares. Thompson Davis & Communication invested in 0.41% or 135,217 shares. Blackrock Incorporated invested 0% in Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA). Art Advsr Limited Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA). Wells Fargo And Mn holds 794 shares. Citigroup Inc accumulated 2,000 shares or 0% of the stock. Tower Rech Ltd Liability (Trc) owns 0% invested in Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) for 19,153 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 23,400 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Llc reported 0% stake. Geode Capital Mgmt Llc reported 0% stake. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase & has 0% invested in Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA). Citadel Ltd invested in 0% or 13,761 shares.

Among 47 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 25 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. VMware Inc had 166 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Monday, October 12 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Monday, November 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, November 14. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Sunday, October 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, July 7. FBR Capital maintained it with “Mkt Perform” rating and $73 target in Wednesday, October 21 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, August 25. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by JMP Securities given on Tuesday, October 13. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 4 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Cowen & Co.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $7.02 million activity. Raghuram Rangarajan (Raghu) had sold 23,381 shares worth $2.82 million on Tuesday, December 12. POONEN SANJAY also sold $1.30M worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Tuesday, January 9. $646,920 worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) was sold by Rowe Zane on Friday, September 1. $1.48 million worth of stock was sold by Krysler P. Kevan on Friday, September 1. Another trade for 2,581 shares valued at $335,220 was made by Carli Maurizio on Wednesday, January 3.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold VMW shares while 122 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 87.77 million shares or 1.59% more from 86.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 2,729 are held by Cambridge Invest. Riggs Asset Managment Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Putnam Investments Limited Liability Corporation invested in 138,267 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio stated it has 84,111 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Menta Llc invested in 0.19% or 12,005 shares. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) Sa accumulated 6,979 shares. Aqr Management Limited Co holds 0.18% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 1.35 million shares. First Trust Ltd Partnership stated it has 709,691 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Rbf Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.21% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Sandler Cap holds 71,890 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.19% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) or 340,000 shares. Ckw Financial Group Inc holds 0.01% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) or 500 shares. 100 were reported by Sandy Spring Comml Bank. Balyasny Asset holds 0.12% or 284,375 shares in its portfolio. Federated Inc Pa has 12,530 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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