Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Analysts See $4.82 EPS

September 17, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Analysts See $4.82 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.05, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 57 investors sold Intuitive Surgical, Inc. shares while 165 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. 34.77 million shares or 0.90% more from 34.46 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Stifel owns 7,017 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Tower Rech Lc (Trc) has 0.04% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Scott & Selber Inc invested 1.49% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Td Asset Mgmt Incorporated invested 0.09% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Navellier Assoc holds 7,838 shares or 0.82% of its portfolio. State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 63,308 shares. Riverpark Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.57% or 4,706 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Sivik Health Ltd Liability has 0.91% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 3,000 shares. 910 were reported by Confluence Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability. Jennison Assoc Ltd Liability Co holds 623 shares. Airain Ltd reported 1,600 shares. Brick Kyle Assoc reported 50 shares. Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has invested 0.33% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Manufacturers Life Ins The invested in 0.03% or 38,330 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems has 88,200 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $15.37 million activity. $2.83 million worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by Myriam Curet. Johnson Amal M also sold $917,273 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Wednesday, May 31. Samath Jamie sold $40,800 worth of stock or 48 shares. RUBASH MARK J had sold 3,000 shares worth $2.79 million. 3,000 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares with value of $2.66M were sold by MELTZER MARK J. Brogna Salvatore sold $1.20 million worth of stock.

Wall Street await Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) to release earnings on October, 17. Analysts forecast EPS of $4.82, down exactly $0.57 or 10.58 % from 2014’s $5.39 EPS. The expected ISRG’s profit could reach $179.05 million giving the stock 53.84 P/E in the case that $4.82 earnings per share is reported. After posting $5.05 EPS for the previous quarter, Intuitive Surgical, Inc.’s analysts now forecast -4.55 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.24% or $2.47 on September 15, reaching $1038.03. About 370,043 shares traded or 29.22% up from the average. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 39.52% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500.

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

Among 20 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 46 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1000.0 target in Friday, September 1 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 13. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Wednesday, July 20. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $800 target. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, September 6 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy”. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, October 19. As per Wednesday, September 2, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 26 by Canaccord Genuity.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, makes and markets da Vinci Surgical Systems, and related instruments and accessories. The company has market cap of $38.56 billion. The Company’s da Vinci Surgical System consists of a surgeon’s console, a patient-side cart and a vision system. It has a 49.66 P/E ratio. The da Vinci Surgical System translates a surgeon’s 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.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “2 Reasons Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Stock Could Fall” on August 31, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Procedure Growth at Intuitive Surgical” published on July 21, 2017, Fool.com published: “How Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Makes Most of Its Money” on August 12, 2017. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Intuitive Surgical, Inc. in 3 Charts” published on July 19, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “4 Reasons to Buy Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Stock and Never Sell” with publication date: September 11, 2017.

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