As Mesa Labs (MLAB) Stock Value Rose, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Lifted Stake by $1.34 Million; Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Stake Maintained by Horseman Capital Management Ltd

May 16, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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John Horseman increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 200% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Horseman Capital Management Ltd bought 2,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.58% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by John Horseman held 3,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.10 million, up from 1,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Horseman Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.67B market cap company. The stock increased 1.77% or $8.1 during the last trading session, reaching $464.93. About 275,447 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Mesa Labs Inc (MLAB) by 14.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc bought 10,822 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.99% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 87,142 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.83M, up from 76,320 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Mesa Labs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $639.43M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.43% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $169.02. About 4,970 shares traded. Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) has risen 13.08% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.53% the S&P500.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.27 million activity. Sullivan John James also sold $552,000 worth of Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) shares.

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc, which manages about $9.04B and $12.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cincinnati Finl Corp (NASDAQ:CINF) by 67,095 shares to 4,034 shares, valued at $302,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) by 10,408 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 425,626 shares, and cut its stake in Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.67, from 1.88 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 12 investors sold MLAB shares while 26 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 2.66 million shares or 6.81% more from 2.49 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal State Bank Of Canada stated it has 0% in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB). 10,336 are owned by Bankshares Of America De. Teton accumulated 33,800 shares. Tower Rech Cap Lc (Trc) owns 318 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB). Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB). Crawford Invest Counsel reported 0.11% in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB). Moreover, King Luther Capital Management Corp has 0.05% invested in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) for 48,371 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys has 9,800 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon Corporation has 17,234 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Yorktown Mngmt And Rech accumulated 3,100 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag, a Germany-based fund reported 7,140 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) or 2,602 shares. Raymond James Financial Svcs Advsrs Incorporated holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) for 11,678 shares. Vanguard reported 0% in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB).

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. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. Evercore downgraded the shares of ISRG in report on Wednesday, January 4 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given on Wednesday, July 20. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, January 26. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Leerink Swann. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy”. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Outperform” on Thursday, January 14. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, May 26 with “Buy”.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Does Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Have Any More Room to Run?” on May 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Intuitive Surgical At The Cutting Edge” published on May 13, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Philip Morris International Is A Value Trap – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/8/18)” on May 09, 2018. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “The Rise of the Robot: Investing in Disruptive Automation” published on May 14, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Carve Through Weakness in Mazor Robotics Ltd. Stock With Surgical Precision” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 11.44, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It improved, 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. 10,472 are held by Bahl & Gaynor Inc. University Of Texas Invest Managment reported 96 shares. Daiwa Sb Investments reported 3,240 shares stake. Eqis Cap Inc invested in 0.03% or 1,519 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt owns 0.05% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 10,022 shares. Trillium Asset Management Lc invested in 0.02% or 775 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability reported 130,801 shares. Wms Prtn Ltd Llc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). 2,895 were reported by Wendell David Associate Inc. Moreover, 1St Source Bank has 0.02% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 761 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt holds 0.01% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) or 48 shares. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mgmt invested in 0.05% or 4,458 shares. Da Davidson And invested in 3,556 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Bryn Mawr Trust Co accumulated 1,035 shares. Massachusetts-based Geode Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.16% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG).

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 22 selling transactions for $113.86 million activity. 7,500 shares were sold by MOHR MARSHALL, worth $3.11M. Rosa David J. sold $24.68 million worth of stock or 54,000 shares. On Monday, February 5 the insider GUTHART GARY S sold $11.82M. Samath Jamie sold $327,358 worth of stock or 775 shares. Myriam Curet also sold $113,053 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Tuesday, January 30. Another trade for 46,667 shares valued at $21.31M was made by SMITH LONNIE M on Thursday, April 19.

Horseman Capital Management Ltd, which manages about $475.05M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cme Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) by 10,000 shares to 32,500 shares, valued at $4.75M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Paypal Holdings Inc by 8,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 52,800 shares, and cut its stake in Bank Of New York Mellon Corp/The (NYSE:BK).

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