Lumina Fund Management Llc increased its stake in Synaptics Inc (SYNA) by 500% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lumina Fund Management Llc bought 50,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.40% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 60,000 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.35M, up from 10,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lumina Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Synaptics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.58 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $45.66. About 175,986 shares traded. Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has declined 12.49% since March 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.19% the S&P500.
Peter Muller decreased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 17.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pdt Partners Llc sold 9,400 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.68% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Peter Muller held 44,469 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.29 million, down from 53,869 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pdt Partners Llc who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $125.65 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.97% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $174.38. About 1.58 million shares traded. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold SYNA shares while 69 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 34.89 million shares or 3.70% more from 33.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Com reported 2,724 shares. The Australia-based Macquarie Grp Ltd has invested 0% in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Da Davidson And reported 0.02% stake. 87,378 were reported by Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio. Fmr Lc reported 489,400 shares stake. 55,304 are held by Metropolitan Life Ins Com New York. Virginia Retirement System Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 54,300 shares. 92,968 are owned by Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited Liability Com. Advantus Capital Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Wedge Capital Management L Ltd Partnership Nc reported 13,906 shares. Third Avenue Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 96,807 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Panagora Asset Inc holds 0% or 1,010 shares. Jane Street holds 0% of its portfolio in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) for 9,075 shares. Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 46,021 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Deutsche State Bank Ag stated it has 447,161 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.
Since January 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $1.15 million activity. Ali Wajid also sold $22,929 worth of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) shares. McFarland John sold 641 shares worth $28,845. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider LEE FRANCIS F sold $5,000.
Among 16 analysts covering Synaptics Inc (NASDAQ:SYNA), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Synaptics Inc had 71 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, September 7. Craig Hallum maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 29 report. The rating was downgraded by Needham to “Hold” on Friday, October 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, November 3 by Rosenblatt. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Dougherty & Company on Friday, October 23 to “Neutral”. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $49.0 target in Thursday, February 8 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Tuesday, June 20. The stock has “Hold” rating by Lake Street on Friday, January 27.
Pdt Partners Llc, which manages about $4.99B and $3.02 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Chegg Inc (NYSE:CHGG) by 52,560 shares to 416,700 shares, valued at $6.18M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Bright Horizons Fam Sol In D (NYSE:BFAM) by 11,900 shares in the quarter, for a total of 115,559 shares, and has risen its stake in Stratasys Ltd (NASDAQ:SSYS).
Analysts await Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $3.21 EPS, up 1.90% or $0.06 from last year’s $3.15 per share. AMGN’s profit will be $2.31B for 13.58 P/E if the $3.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.89 actual EPS reported by Amgen Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.07% EPS growth.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 58 investors sold AMGN shares while 511 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 453 raised stakes. 555.05 million shares or 0.41% less from 557.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bryn Mawr Tru owns 0.73% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 69,343 shares. Pettyjohn Wood White stated it has 7,210 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 0.53% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 305,983 shares. Sterling Global Strategies Limited Liability Company, a California-based fund reported 1,978 shares. Moreover, Jaffetilchin Inv Partners Ltd Com has 0.16% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 191,500 shares. Da Davidson & Communication stated it has 0.28% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Outfitter owns 3,177 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Heritage Invsts Mgmt reported 1.35% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Woodstock holds 8,540 shares. Murphy Pohlad Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company reported 1,378 shares stake. Roof Eidam Maycock Adv has invested 0.49% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Middleton & Communications Inc Ma reported 1,780 shares. Johnson Group Inc Inc invested in 29,099 shares.
Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Amgen Inc. had 87 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 20 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. Vetr upgraded Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Friday, August 21 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 2 by PiperJaffray. The company was maintained on Saturday, August 29 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, November 1. UBS maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Wednesday, July 26 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, June 29. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 29 with “Outperform”. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by Oppenheimer.