Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Director Lonnie Smith sold 205 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $554.49, for a total value of $113,670.45. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 368,952 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $204,580,194.48. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
NASDAQ:ISRG traded down $2.22 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $579.28. 2,006 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 535,936. The stock has a market capitalization of $65.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.27 and a beta of 1.12. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $550.63 and its 200 day simple moving average is $520.57. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $430.24 and a fifty-two week high of $589.32.
Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 17th. The medical equipment provider reported $3.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.99 by $0.44. The business had revenue of $1.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.06 billion. Intuitive Surgical had a return on equity of 18.26% and a net margin of 30.94%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.83 EPS. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Intuitive Surgical, Inc. will post 10.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Manchester Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in Intuitive Surgical during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $25,000. Golden State Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in Intuitive Surgical during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $35,000. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC lifted its holdings in Intuitive Surgical by 733.3% during the 2nd quarter. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC now owns 75 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $39,000 after purchasing an additional 66 shares during the last quarter. FNY Investment Advisers LLC acquired a new stake in Intuitive Surgical during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $47,000. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. acquired a new stake in Intuitive Surgical during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $49,000. 85.59% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
About Intuitive Surgical
Intuitive Surgical, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. Its da Vinci Surgical System transforms the surgeon's natural hand movements outside the body into corresponding micro-movements inside the patient's body. The company's da Vinci Surgical System include surgeon'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.
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