Fluidigm Corp: Phill Gross And Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Partners Gp. Opened Position

February 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 Fluidigm Corp: Phill Gross And Robert Atchinson's Adage Capital Partners Gp. Opened Position

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.37, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 7 investors sold Fluidigm Corporation shares while 17 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 32.41 million shares or 37.16% more from 23.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Moreover, California Employees Retirement Sys has 0% invested in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) for 54,400 shares. American Intl Group Incorporated has invested 0% in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM). D E Shaw holds 151,651 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0% in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) or 17,628 shares. Moreover, Silverback Asset Management Ltd has 0.11% invested in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) for 135,000 shares. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Com has invested 0.03% in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM). California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 48,287 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership owns 41,300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Street Corp invested in 0% or 511,164 shares. New York-based Blackrock has invested 0% in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM). Acadian Asset Mgmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) for 86,866 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Inc has 238,101 shares. Cornerstone Cap Mgmt Holding Lc reported 4,900 shares. 20,051 were reported by Credit Suisse Ag. Bridgeway Capital Mgmt Incorporated has 143,572 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since October 16, 2017, it had 13 insider buys, and 0 sales for $3.57 million activity.

The New Phill Gross And Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Partners Gp. Holding in Fluidigm Corp

Adage Capital Partners Gp. reported SC 13G/A form with the SEC for Fluidigm Corp. Access it here: 000090266418000975. As reported by Phill Gross And Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Partners Gp., the filler owns 3.06% or 1,184,133 shares of the Health Care–company.

Fluidigm Corp stake is new for [reportingPerson]. Date of activity: December 31, 2017. This shows Phill Gross And Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Partners Gp.’s positive view for Fluidigm Corp.

The hedge fund is investor in the Health Care sector. In the manager’s last 13-F, we saw 12% of Phill Gross And Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Partners Gp.’s portfolio is in the sector.

Fluidigm Corp Institutional Sentiment

Filings show 103 investors own Fluidigm Corp. The ownership in Q3 2015 is high, at Infinity of the outstanding shares. This is increased by 6479150. 37288715 were owned by these investors. 23 funds opened new Fluidigm Corp stakes, 35 increased positions. There were 21 that closed positions and 34 reduced them.

Opus Point Partners Management Llc is an investor bullish on Fluidigm Corp, owning 15000 shares as of Q3 2015 for 0.07% of its portfolio. Fic Capital Inc owns 188700 shares or 0.72% of its portfolio. CA Endurant Capital Management Lp have 1.35% of its portfolio for 497768 shares. Further, Senzar Asset Management Llc reported stake worth less than 0.01% of its portfolio. The IL High Pointe Capital Management Llc owns 18000 shares. Fluidigm Corp is 0.07% of its portfolio.

Business Profile

Fluidigm Corporation creates, manufactures and markets technologies and life science tools focused on the exploration and analysis of single cells, as well as the industrial application of genomics, based upon the Company’s core microfluidics and mass cytometry technologies. The Company operates in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of life science tools for the life science and Ag-Bio industries segment. Its products include preparatory instruments, preparatory analytical instruments, analytical instruments, integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs), and assays and reagents. Its preparatory instruments include C1 Single-Cell Auto Prep System, Access Array System, Juno System and IFCs, and Callisto System and IFC. Its analytical instruments include Biomark HD System, EP1 System and Helios/CyTOF 2 System. Its assays and reagents include Delta Gene and SNP Type Assays, and Access Array Target-Specific Primers and Targeted Sequencing Prep Primers.

SEC Form 13G.

The stock increased 10.53% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $7.56. About 617,771 shares traded or 201.67% up from the average. Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) has declined 36.51% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.21% the S&P500.

Fluidigm Corporation creates, manufactures, and markets technologies and tools for life sciences research. The company has market cap of $292.18 million. It offers preparatory instruments, such as access array system, juno system, and callisto system; analytical instruments comprising biomark HD and EP1 systems; integrated fluidic circuits consisting of access array, juno genotyping, dynamic array, digital array, flex six, and callisto IFCs; and assays and reagents, including delta gene and SNP type assays, access array target-specific primers and targeted sequencing prep primers, and targeted DNA Seq library assays. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides C1 single-cell systems, polaris systems, C1 IFCs, polaris IFCs, helios/CyTOF 2 systems, maxpar reagents, imaging mass cytometer instruments and reagents, and laser ablation modules.

Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Fluidigm has $28 highest and $4.4 lowest target. $12.62’s average target is 66.93% above currents $7.56 stock price. Fluidigm had 22 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 7. Mizuho maintained Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) on Sunday, August 9 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 4 by Cowen & Co. On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Mizuho to “Buy”. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald to “Buy” on Friday, October 30. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Mizuho.

More news for Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Fluidigm Corp’s (FLDM) CEO Chris Linthwaite on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” on February 09, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Fluidigm Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results and …” and published on February 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

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