How Analysts Rated Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) Last Week?

December 7, 2017 - By Migdalia James

 How Analysts Rated Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) Last Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 1.33 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 64 investors sold Seagate Technology plc shares while 133 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 183 raised stakes. 255.91 million shares or 1.00% more from 253.38 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Clearbridge Investments Limited Com invested in 1.13% or 29.75M shares. Carroll Fincl Associate owns 0% invested in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) for 273 shares. Valley Natl Advisers holds 12,608 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Johnson Invest Counsel has 5,264 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.04% or 274,831 shares. Rbf Limited Liability Corp has 20,100 shares. Cohen Klingenstein Limited Liability Corp holds 14,630 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Gideon Capital Advisors stated it has 24,355 shares or 1.04% of all its holdings. Spark Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 71,100 shares. Nine Masts has 0.36% invested in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Todd Asset Ltd Liability Co holds 0.07% or 59,000 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Partners invested 0.01% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Ls Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). 175 were reported by Endurance Wealth Management. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv reported 0.21% of its portfolio in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX).

Since June 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $307,119 activity. MORTON DAVID H JR sold 3,040 shares worth $131,510.

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) Ratings Coverage

Among 33 analysts covering Seagate Technology Plc (NASDAQ:STX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Seagate Technology Plc had 120 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 14, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, January 25 with “Strong Buy”. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was downgraded by Benchmark. On Tuesday, November 14 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Brean Capital. Brean Capital maintained Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) on Monday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Monday, May 2. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, January 19 report. Below is a list of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) latest ratings and price target changes.

14/11/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Initiate
23/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: $29 New Target: $32 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $32 New Target: $37 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $30.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $34 New Target: $41 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold

The stock increased 1.02% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $39.58. About 3.16 million shares traded. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has risen 107.16% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 90.46% the S&P500.

Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company has market cap of $11.45 billion. The firm makes and distributes hard disk drives, solid state drives and their related controllers, solid state hybrid drives, and storage subsystems. It has a 15.34 P/E ratio. The Company’s products are used in enterprise servers and storage systems applications; client compute applications, primarily for desktop and mobile computing; and client non-compute applications, including various end user devices, such as portable external storage systems, surveillance systems, network-attached storage, digital video recorders, and gaming consoles.

More recent Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “How Seagate Technology, Plc. Shares Rose 11.5% in October” on November 10, 2017. Also Realmoney.Thestreet.com published the news titled: “Why Seagate Technology’s Stock Is a Screaming Buy” on November 29, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Jeff Ubben Buys KKR LP, Seagate Technology PLC, Sells Willis Towers Watson PLC …” with publication date: November 14, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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