Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Hits a 52-Week High


The company is so far trading up since yesterday’s close of $982.7. It is trading at $995.10 a bit higher than $948.04, the stock’s 50 day moving average and which is significantly above the 200 day moving average of $848.40. The 50 day moving average moved up $47.39 whereas the 200 day average was up by +17.3299%.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has been the object of insider selling activity recently. Director Michael A. Friedman let go of 1,000 shares at an average price of $945.60 on July 25th. That brings Friedman’s holdings to $923,851 as reported to the SEC. VP Jamie Samath sold 242 shares at an average price of $949.01 on Tue the 25th. Samath now owns $0 of stock as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing.

Curet Myriam, Sr VP disclosed the sale of 1,202 shares of ISRG stock. The shares were sold on July 25th for an average price of $949.70. Myriam now owns $643,897 of the stock according to the SEC filing.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Intuitive), launched on November 9, 1995, designs, manufactures and markets da Vinci Surgical Systems, and related instruments and accessories. The Business’s da Vinci Surgical System consists of a surgeon’s console, a patient-side cart and a vision system. 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. The da Vinci Surgical System provides its operating surgeons with control, range of motion, tissue manipulation capability and three-dimensional (3-D), high-definition (HD) vision. It allows surgeons to work through the small ports enabled by minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures. Its da Vinci Surgery utilizes computational, robotic and imaging technologies..

The following firms have also recently changed their position in ISRG. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its ownership by buying 6,290 shares an increase of 1,483.5% as of 06/30/2017. Toronto Dominion Bank owns 6,714 shares valued at $6,279,000. The total value of its holdings increased 1,832.0%. Wfg Advisors, Lp added to its stake by buying 210 shares an increase of 32.7% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Wfg Advisors, Lp claims 853 shares worth $798,000. The value of the position overall is up by 61.9%.

Advisory Services Network, LLC expanded its holdings by buying 17 shares an increase of 0.7% in the quarter. Advisory Services Network, LLC now controls 2,336 shares with a value of $2,185,000. The total value of its holdings increased 23.0%. As of the end of the quarter Winton Group Ltd had disposed of 1,153 shares trimming its stake by 44.8%. The value in dollars decreased from $1,973,000 to $1,329,000 a change of 32.6% quarter to quarter.

Cantor Fitzgerald added ISRG to its research portfolio setting a rating of “Neutral”.

The company currently has a P/E ratio of 47.6785 and the market cap of the company is 36.98B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $20.88 and is projected to be $23.92 for the current year with 37,150,000 shares currently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $6.75 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $27.83.