$2.02 EPS Expected for Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

June 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2018 Q1. Its down 11.35, from 12.48 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 44 investors sold Intuitive Surgical, Inc. shares while 208 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. 94.20 million shares or 50.91% less from 191.92 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Us Bankshares De, a Minnesota-based fund reported 17,914 shares. New York-based Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.06% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.57% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Fayez Sarofim And reported 124,760 shares. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 1.43% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Keybank Association Oh owns 20,370 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Schroder Group reported 0.01% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Integral Derivatives Limited Liability Com reported 0.02% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Sigma Inv Counselors invested in 0.14% or 2,548 shares. Rampart Invest Management Communication Ltd Liability Corp has 4,540 shares. Albion Financial Group Ut holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 1,005 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 64,199 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Co reported 0.01% stake. Utah Retirement System accumulated 20,681 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 50,801 shares.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 30 sales for $128.57 million activity. Another trade for 28,525 shares valued at $11.82M was made by GUTHART GARY S on Monday, February 5. Samath Jamie sold $485,202 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Friday, April 20. 263 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares with value of $118,350 were sold by Myriam Curet. RUBASH MARK J had sold 1,000 shares worth $470,000. 2,500 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares with value of $1.21 million were sold by BARRATT CRAIG H. $123,260 worth of stock was sold by SMITH LONNIE M on Thursday, May 10.

Analysts expect Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) to report $2.02 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 20.24 % from last quarter’s $1.68 EPS. ISRG’s profit would be $228.86M giving it 60.33 P/E if the $2.02 EPS is correct. After having $2.44 EPS previously, Intuitive Surgical, Inc.’s analysts see -17.21 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.24% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $487.45. About 396,838 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 50.92% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.35% the S&P500.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Intuitive Surgical had 22 analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Thursday, January 25. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $480.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 26 by Canaccord Genuity. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 18 report. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, January 2. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy”. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, February 20. J.P. Morgan maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Monday, April 16 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Friday, January 26 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Leerink Swann.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. The company has market cap of $55.23 billion. The companyÂ’s da Vinci surgical System translates a surgeonÂ’s natural hand movements, which are performed on instrument controls at a console into corresponding micro-movements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small incisions or ports. It has a 74.41 P/E ratio. The Company’s da Vinci surgical system include surgeonÂ’s consoles, patient-side carts, 3-D vision systems, da Vinci skills simulators, da Vinci Xi integrated table motions, and Firefly fluorescence imaging products that enable surgeons to perform various surgical procedures, including gynecologic, urologic, general, cardiothoracic, and head and neck surgical procedures.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “A New Automation ETF For Traders Who Haven’t Yet Been Replaced By Robots” on June 13, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. vs. Medtronic PLC” published on June 06, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Antero Midstream Partners LP, Lam Research, TransUnion …” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Intuitive to Begin Direct Operations in India” published on May 30, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Neogen, Intuitive Surgical, IDT, Government Properties Income Trust, Everbridge …” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

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