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As Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Stock Rose, Holder Disciplined Growth Investors Has Increased Holding; As Amazon.Com (AMZN) Stock Price Rose, Barton Investment Management Has Trimmed Stake

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Disciplined Growth Investors Inc increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 198.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc bought 279,752 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.58% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 420,568 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $153.48 million, up from 140,816 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $4.21 during the last trading session, reaching $461.04. About 461,801 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Barton Investment Management decreased its stake in Amazon.Com (AMZN) by 0.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barton Investment Management sold 322 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 49,174 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $57.51 million, down from 49,496 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barton Investment Management who had been investing in Amazon.Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $770.19B market cap company. The stock increased 0.71% or $11.16 during the last trading session, reaching $1587.28. About 2.34 million shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 selling transactions for $117.80 million activity. On Tuesday, April 24 Myriam Curet sold $118,350 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) or 263 shares. Samath Jamie sold $413,172 worth of stock or 964 shares. The insider MOHR MARSHALL sold $3.37M. $11.82 million worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by GUTHART GARY S. SMITH LONNIE M had sold 18,000 shares worth $7.72M on Tuesday, January 30. Shares for $420,006 were sold by RUBASH MARK J.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Carve Through Weakness in Mazor Robotics Ltd. Stock With Surgical Precision” on May 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Intuitive Surgical Generates More Market Optimism” published on April 23, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Intuitive Surgical At The Cutting Edge” on May 13, 2018. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Earnings Season’s Biggest Winners And Losers… So Far” published on April 26, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Does Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Have Any More Room to Run?” with publication date: May 11, 2018.

Among 20 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 77 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, July 22 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, June 2. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Wednesday, January 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Leerink Swann. Citigroup initiated the shares of ISRG in report on Thursday, November 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Wednesday, October 19. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 22 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 11.44, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 23 investors sold ISRG shares while 21 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 458 raised stakes. 191.92 million shares or 430.23% more from 36.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Republic Mngmt Inc invested in 67,321 shares. Premier Asset Mngmt Limited Company reported 2.15% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 142,622 shares. Investment House Ltd reported 0.41% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Banque Pictet And Cie Sa reported 0.06% stake. Maine-based Hm Payson And has invested 0.11% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Rmb Cap Management Ltd Liability stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Bancorporation Of America Corp De owns 744,747 shares. Lafleur Godfrey Limited Liability Corporation reported 595 shares stake. Atika Cap Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 2.82% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Pacad Investment Limited stated it has 0.19% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Efg Asset (Americas) Corporation holds 0.19% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) or 1,465 shares. Arrowgrass Capital (Us) LP reported 351 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Norinchukin Fincl Bank The holds 0.14% or 22,632 shares in its portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset (Usa) accumulated 6,504 shares.

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc, which manages about $4.06B and $5.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ultra Petroleum Corp by 8.73 million shares to 1.07 million shares, valued at $96.55M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Open Text Corp Com (NASDAQ:OTEX) by 52,599 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.69M shares, and cut its stake in Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN).

Among 55 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 52 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 302 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given on Friday, April 29. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, February 2. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, April 27. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Jefferies. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 23 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, July 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, July 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Jefferies. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. SunTrust maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, February 2. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $1600.0 target.

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $2.42 EPS, up 505.00% or $2.02 from last year’s $0.4 per share. AMZN’s profit will be $1.17 billion for 163.98 P/E if the $2.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.27 actual EPS reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.99% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Amazon And Its Red Hot Valuation” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pentagon explains single winner for cloud contract” published on May 14, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Will Now Deliver to Your Car Trunk with Key In-Car” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Where Do The FAANG Stocks Go From Here?” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Meet the company that stocks Tesla, Amazon’s fridges” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 selling transactions for $49.01 million activity. The insider Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.42 million. $3.35 million worth of stock was sold by ALBERG TOM A on Thursday, February 15. Reynolds Shelley sold $795,502 worth of stock. The insider Zapolsky David sold $3.24 million. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $18.50M worth of stock or 12,666 shares. STONESIFER PATRICIA Q also sold $2.17M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares.

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